4 Awesome Oatmeal Alternatives
A bowlful of awesome
Oatmeal is a go-to diet staple, thanks to filling (and belly-flattening!) fiber and hearty whole grains. There are so many ways to prep it for a quick breakfast, but sometimes it's nice to break out and try something new. Like oatmeal, more adventurous options, like wheat berries and rolled barley, are easy to make and keep you full. Try one of these four oatmeal alternatives to amp up your a.m. meal.
Slow-Cooker Molasses and Spice Wheat Berries
Wheat berries, cinnamon stick, orange zest, fresh ginger, ground nutmeg, ground allspice, ground cloves, salt, unsalted butter, molasses, raisins, toasted pecans
Try this recipe: Slow-Cooker Molasses and Spice Wheat Berries
Good morning! Prep this and set the slow cooker before you go to bed, then wake up to a yummy breakfast.
Banana and Brown Rice Breakfast Pudding
Cooked brown rice, unsweetened almond milk, cinnamon stick, sugar, vanilla extract, salt, bananas
Try this recipe: Banana and Brown Rice Breakfast Pudding
Make ahead: This pudding will keep for 3 days in the fridge. Reheat in the microwave for 1 minute.
Warm Rolled Barley
Spiced Pumpkin Seed and Millet Cereal
Raw pumpkin seeds, millet, unsweetened almond milk, pumpkin pie spice, salt, honey or agave nectar
Try this recipe: Spiced Pumpkin Seed and Millet Cereal
Have it your way: Stir in a bit more milk just before serving if you like your cereal thinner.