Many fitness buffs start their day off with the same plain old oats and that can get boring day after day. These 3 easy breakfast oats recipes can be made in minutes but are unexpected treats to start your day off right. Each of the 3 easy breakfast oats recipes is packed full of healthy ingredients with different benefits.

Pumpkin pie oats give you a holiday taste in your breakfast bowl with none of the guilt of traditional pumpkin pie. Pumpkin is loaded with vitamin A, filling fiber, and antioxidants. Another unexpected pumpkin perk: pumpkin actually contains more potassium than bananas.

Peanut butter and jelly oats bring the classic, comforting sandwich flavors to your breakfast with none of the guilt. Peanut butter is a great vegetarian source of protein and healthy monounsaturated fats, both of which will help keep you feeling fuller longer. The jelly in these oats is made from antioxidant rich berries and has no added sugar.

Tropical oats are made with mashed banana making them perfect for pre or post workout. The pineapple brightens the meal up and provides you with a an excellent source of vitamin C. A sprinkle of unsweetened coconut provides added fiber and chewiness.

1. Pumpkin Pie Oats

Oats Recipes - Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients

Servings: 1
Macros: Calories 389 kcal, Protein 16.8g, Carbs 63.3g, Fat 7.8g

  • 45 g of rolled oats
  • 240 ml of your choice of milk
  • 80 g of pumpkin
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp chopped walnuts
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon

Method

  1. Cook your oats and milk according to the directions on the package. When the oats are cooked, stir in your pumpkin, maple syrup, and spices. Top with chopped walnuts.

2. Peanut Butter and Jelly Oats

Oats Recipes - Peanut Butter and Jelly

Ingredients

Servings: 1
Macros: Calories 370 kcal, Protein 17.8g, Carbs 53.6g, Fat 8.5g

  • 45 g of rolled oats
  • 240 ml of your choice of milk
  • 2 tsp of natural peanut butter
  • 75 g of mixed berries

Method

  1. Heat your berries over a medium heat on the stove until they begin to release their juices and break down. Mash them gently with a fork and set aside.
  2. Cook your oats and milk according to the directions on the package. When the oats are cooked, stir in one teaspoon of peanut butter and your mashed berries. Top the oats with the additional teaspoon of peanut butter.

3. Tropical Oatmeal

Oats Recipes - Tropical

Servings: 1
Macros: Calories 369 kcal, Protein 15.2g, Carbs 66.7g, Fat 4.7g

Ingredients

  • 45 g of rolled oats
  • 240 ml of your choice of milk
  • 1/2 a banana
  • 75 g of pineapple chunks
  • 1 tbsp of unsweetened shredded coconut

Method

  1. Cook your oats and milk according to the directions on the package.
  2. When the oats are cooked, mash in half a banana.
  3. Top with pineapple chunks and a sprinkle of unsweetened shredded coconut.