15 Sweet & Savory Recipes to Take Your Oatmeal from Bland to Grand

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? So don't just gulp down a cup of coffee and cram down a banana. You need a meal that will fill you up, and keep you going. That's why you need oatmeal. It's the breakfast fuel that will get you through the day.

And nobody said oatmeal has to be boring. Top it with an egg, add some chorizo, or turn it into a smoothie bowl. Doctored up in almost anyway imaginable, take your oats from bland to grand with these 15 breakfast recipes.

1. Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal

Mother Thyme

Let Mother Thyme show you how to indulge in breakfast the right way with this Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal.

2. Oatmeal Quinoa Power Bowl

Camille Styles

Add some protein packed quinoa along with juicy pomegranate seeds to make an Oatmeal Quinoa Power Bowl that will get you through the day.

3. Caramelized Banana Oatmeal

A Pinch of Yum

Sweeten up your oatmeal with a touch of maple syrup and some caramelized bananas.

Get the recipe here.

4. Lemon Ricotta Oatmeal with Blueberries and Almonds

Kitchen Concoctions

Feeling fancy? Give this Lemon Ricotta Oatmeal a whirl.

5. Mango Oatmeal Smoothie Bowl

Kim's Cravings

If you find yourself hungry an hour after your morning smoothie, then give this tropical Mango Oatmeal Smoothie Bowl a whirl.

6. Cinnamon Apple Berry Baked Oatmeal

Recipe Runner

Like to make breakfast ahead of time to cut down on morning stress? If so, then try this Cinnamon Apple Berry Baked Oatmeal.

7. Blueberry Oatmeal Bread

Foodie Crush

Make your morning toast a bit more substantial with this Blueberry Oatmeal Bread.

8. Maple, Brown Sugar, and Cinnamon Overnight Oats

Gluten Free with L.B.

Pour your dried oatmeal into a mason jar then top with maple, brown sugar, and cinnamon for an oatmeal breakfast that taste way better than a store-bought instant package.

Get the recipe here.

9. Hot Chocolate Steel Cut Oats

Edible Perspective

Want to spoil the kids Saturday morning? Then you have got to make this Hot Chocolate Steel Cut Oats recipe.

10. Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Smoothie

The Southern Thing

Make your peanut butter and banana smoothie more filling by adding some oatmeal. It's just what you need to get through the morning.

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11. Blackberry Overnight Oats

Leah's Plate

Blended blackberry, banana, and almond milk turn these overnight oats into a refreshing breakfast smoothie bowl.

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12. Oatmeal Latte

How Sweet It Is

Smooth espresso, a touch of cinnamon, and a cup of oats make up this Oatmeal Latte. It's the perfect morning pick-me-up.

13. Spanish Savory Oatmeal

Destination Delish

Not into overly sweetened oatmeal? Then try this Spanish Savory Oatmeal. Chorizo along with a spicy sauce is the way to doctor up your morning oats.

14. Game-Changing Savory Oatmeal

Sprinkle of Green

Poached eggs, mushrooms, and kale topped with chili flakes are certainly an oatmeal game changer.

Get the recipe here.

15. Bacon and Cheddar Savory Oatmeal


Bites of salty bacon and the slight sharpness of cheddar cheese transform your morning oatmeal into a meal worth savoring.

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