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No More Boring Oatmeal!

20 Ways to Turn Ordinary Oats into Something Special


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Somehow I've never seen this article before. I love oatmeal and there's some really great new ideas for me to try. Thanks! Report
I love thick cut and Dearly Beloved eats steel cut oats. Report
I do eat it everyday. Mostly steel cut. Report
I love oatmeal! Great ideas here that I also have used to add more fiber and variety to my bowl. Report
Oatmeal is the only cereal that doesn't leave me hungry in an hour or so. I always forgo the sugar and add dried fruit to the cooking water to plump them and spread the natural sugar through the water. Adding slivered almonds or chopped walnuts makes it extra hearty! When making meusli, I usually use yogurt for the dairy. It makes it extra thick and creamy. Report
Lots of great ideas. Report
Eating oatmeal for years, but always feel hungry two hours before lunch time. Always..... we made the serving size bigger. Report
Good suggestions Report
I'm surprised that you didn't mention Scottish oatmeal! It's really good. It's like steel-cut oats, however, they've been ground. It's extremely easy to chew, very tasty, and chock full of great nutrition! You will feel different after you have eaten Irish or Scottish oatmeal. Both kinds are more whole than the other kinds and have more protein, more vitamins, more everything that you need!

I like to add raisins to mine, and eat a couple tangerines and an egg on the side, as well as some vegetable juice. It's a very iron-rich meal, with nothing that interferes with iron absorption. That means no dairy, no calcium fortified milk or orange juice, no caffeine-containing tea or coffee, and no soy products. I'm all about my iron in the morning! I get plenty of calcium throughout the rest of the day. Report
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I use Coffemate Sugerfree Italian Creamer and blueberries. Cherries are also good, but more work. In a pinch a few raisins are just all that is needed. I eat oatmeal every weekday for breakfast. I bought a microwavable Pyrex type bowl with a lid. I add 1/2 cup of old fashioned oats blueberries and then add water and microwave 2 minutes at work. The creamer adds just enough sweetness.
I've discovered oatmeal and bananas as well as with apple or peach crisp which I enjoy them all separately! Oh, yeah! Report
Love oatmeal for breakfast! Report

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