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How to Make the Perfect Oatmeal

Out of breakfast ideas? This can’t be true, if you know how to cook your oats the right way. And with our today’s article you’ll be able to make the perfect oatmeal every time.

We love oatmeal so much! It’s a great breakfast option that gives you energy for the whole day. Besides, you can customize it with different toppings and flavors to make the dish fun. In this article you will find 4 different flavor combinations that you can use for your breakfast oatmeal. All the recipes are vegan and sugar-free, but so delicious!

Here are some useful tips to remember, before you start cooking your oatmeal:

  • Use old fashioned rolled oats for your breakfast. They make the best consistency.
  • Add a pinch of salt to your oatmeal, it enhances the flavor and makes your breakfast less bland.
  • Don’t forget about the oat to liquid ratio. Stick to the suggested ratio (1:2), you can always make it thicker by adding toppings afterwards, or thinner by adding some liquid.

How to Make the Perfect Oatmeal

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup (40 g) oats
  • 1 cup (240 ml) water or milk of choice (or both)
  • a pinch of salt

Microwave Preparation:

  1. Combine the ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Place it in the microwave.
  3. Cook for 2 minutes on high.

Stovetop Preparation:

  1. Bring the liquid to a boil in a saucepan.
  2. Reduce the heat to low. Pour in the oats.
  3. Cook the oats for about 5 minutes or until they absorb all the liquid

Now that you know how to make the perfect bowl of warm and creamy oatmeal, it’s time to customize your breakfast.

Healthy Oatmeal Recipes

Caramel Cashew

  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp cashews chopped
  • 1 tbsp chopped dates

Strawberry & Cream

  • 4 sliced strawberries
  • 1 tbsp coconut cream
  • 2 tsp maple syrup
  • vanilla extract to taste

Banana Nut

  • ½ banana
  • 2 tbsp walnuts
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseeds
  • a pinch of cinnamon

Chocolate Peanut Butter

  • 2 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 tsp chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp roasted peanuts

Now you know how to make the perfect oatmeal and what to add to it to make it even more delicious. Good luck with your cooking and bon appetit!

Lisa

Like many people nowadays, I love to explore new places. My favorite type is slow travelling, when you can really blend in with locals and learn about new cultures and languages. But I think there are also perfect times for enjoying freshly baked pastry, a cup of fragrant coffee, and a good movie in the comfort of your own home. I guess I'm kind of a cultural omnivore, and I watch different types of movies, but the ones about art and food inspire me the most!

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