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These Savory Oatmeal Bowls Fuel Your Travel Days Recipes
Inspired by our cheesy, savory oatmeal, this bacon and egg version is hearty enough to fill you up and easy enough to make from a hotel breakfast.
Sep 5, 2023
How To Make Steel-Cut Oatmeal in the Pressure CookerRecipes
Make soft, creamy steel-cut oats in under 20 minutes.
Aug 29, 2023
How To Make Whole Grain Teff PorridgeRecipes
Teff is a gluten-free whole grain that’s starting to get more attention these days. And for good reason: these tiny grains pack a big nutritional punch since they’re made up primarily of the bran and germ, where all the good-for-you stuff is. Making teff porridge is easy. Before cooking, first toast the teff for two minutes in a pan, then transfer in a saucepan and bring to a boil for 15 to 20 minutes.
Aug 21, 2023
Memorize This Simple Ratio for the Best Overnight OatsRecipes
It's the high-protein, make-ahead breakfast you need.
Aug 17, 2023
How To Make Oatmeal on the StovetopRecipes
Learn how to (finally) make that perfect pot of oatmeal — even before you've had your coffee.
Jul 21, 2023
Healthy Baked Oatmeal: The Easiest Make-Ahead MethodRecipes
Baked oatmeal is the queen of make-ahead, easy-to-adapt breakfasts.
Jul 20, 2023
How to Cook Steel-Cut Oats in 30 MinutesRecipes
When it is cold and dreary outside, there is oatmeal for breakfast. It’s an “If A, then B” kind of situation. If you have a little extra time — a weekend morning, say, or a handy snow day — it’s worth pulling out the steel-cut oats. Yes, they take longer to cook than our standby rolled oats, but the trade-off is the best bowl of oatmeal you’ve ever had.
Jul 6, 2023
11 Oatmeal, Porridge, and Congee Recipes to Get You Through Winter MorningsRecipes
This is porridge at its best — rich, thick, hearty, and tailored to your own schedule.
Jul 3, 2023
12 Wonderful Ways to Eat Your OatsRecipes
Think a hot bowl of stove-cooked oatmeal is the only way to eat your oats? Think again. From jam-filled granola bars and vegan oat pancakes, to sandwich bread and breakfast cookies, there are plenty of delicious ways to enjoy this heart-healthy pantry staple.
Jun 29, 2023
How To Make Creamy Make-Ahead Steel Cut OatsRecipes
Make it once and enjoy all week long.
May 4, 2023
This Brilliant Oatmeal Recipe Calls For a Seemingly Unlikely Piece of EquipmentRecipes
I won’t make my oats any other way.
Feb 8, 2023
Breakfast Meets Dessert with this Sweet Recipe for Cookie Baked OatmealRecipes
It tastes just like a chocolate chip cookie!
Jan 29, 2023
The Secret to Creamier, Better Oatmeal Is Your Rice CookerRecipes
It’s not that cooking oatmeal the regular way is hard — but rice cooker oatmeal is so much easier.
Nov 29, 2022
What’s the Difference Between Steel-Cut, Rolled, and Instant Oats?Skills
Have you eaten your oatmeal today?
Sep 21, 2022
These Chocolate Chip Baked Oats Taste Just Like Banana BreadRecipes
Welcome to breakfast bliss.
Sep 8, 2022
How To Make Oatmeal in the Slow Cooker: The Simplest, Easiest MethodRecipes
Think slow cooker oats are just for utility? Think again. These are the ultimate rich and creamy oats that you'll want to savor.
Sep 3, 2022
Cooking Oatmeal in a Rice Cooker Is a Brilliant Move. Here’s How to Do It.Skills
The rice cooker has always been one of my favorite appliances. We eat steamed rice at least once a week and usually make enough to have leftovers for fried rice. I’m perfectly capable of cooking rice on the stove, but my rice cooker has an easy-to-clean nonstick lining and can keep the rice warm for hours, making it something I can turn on right before I leave the house in the morning. But to be honest, this appliance takes up a lot of space.
Aug 1, 2022
I Tried Samin Nosrat’s Breakfast Congee, and I Wanted to Climb into the BowlRecipes
It's the coziest, most comforting thing you can feed yourself for breakfast.
May 26, 2022
Creamy, Cozy Porridge Is the Ultimate Morning Comfort FoodRecipes
Nourishing, energizing, and endlessly versatile.
May 1, 2022
Start the Day Right with This Recipe for One Pan OatmealRecipes
This make-ahead oatmeal is perfect for busy mornings.
Feb 28, 2022
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Is the Easy, Filling Breakfast We All NeedRecipes
And it comes together in 15 minutes.
Sep 26, 2021
Savory Oat Bowls Are a Breakfast Game-ChangerRecipes
Calling all savory breakfast-lovers.
May 21, 2021
Oatmeal-Brown Sugar Baked Apples Are the Coziest Fall DessertRecipes
Apples are scooped out and stuffed with a mix of oatmeal, brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg, then baked until soft and warm.
Jul 8, 2020
Recipe: Slow Cooker Creamy Pumpkin Spice OatmealRecipes
When you think of oatmeal, you most likely think of weekday mornings — it’s a hearty breakfast that keeps you full on busy days. Weekends are reserved for pancakes and eggs, right? Well, I encourage you to set aside a Saturday for this particular oatmeal, as it’s as special as that short stack.
Mar 30, 2020
Chocolate Sea Salt Protein Oatmeal Is Such a Satisfying Breakfast
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This breakfast is packed with 29 grams of protein and 11 grams of fiber.
Mar 10, 2020
Recipe: Slow Cooker Cinnamon Roll OatmealRecipes
If there was ever a time to get excited about oatmeal for breakfast, it’s now. This version is special. Cooked low and slow overnight, this warming bowl is finished off with a buttery brown sugar-cinnamon drizzle and a cream cheese icing swirl. Together, these toppings make for indulgent bowls of oats blissfully reminiscent of all the best parts of a cinnamon roll.
Jan 21, 2020
Recipe: Miso Breakfast OatmealRecipes
While brown sugar and cinnamon are all well and good, sometimes your oatmeal begs for more.
Nov 7, 2019
Pack This Portable, Filling Breakfast for Your Next FlightRecipes
You can make it in an airport or hotel room, and it will keep you going until lunch.
Sep 5, 2019
The Secret to Better-Tasting Oatmeal Won’t Cost You a DimeSkills
And it's not an extra ingredient!
Aug 15, 2019
Protein-Packed Quinoa Oatmeal Will Keep You Full for HoursRecipes
Helene Henderson of Malibu Farm says that California is the "good morning state" and this recipe is made for those that rise with the sun.
Aug 1, 2019
Recipe: Enriched Cream of Wheat with Egg and VanillaRecipes
Elizabeth’s recent post on Cream of Wheat prompted a lot of comments, including one from liverwurstontoast, who said that sometimes she adds an egg to make a sort of Cream of Wheat pudding in the mornings. My mom did this too, and the sweet, creamy breakfast pudding turned into one of my favorite breakfast indulgences in cold weather. It also makes my breakfast cereal a little more filling and nutritious.
Jun 4, 2019
Recipe: Overnight Oatmeal with Apricots and ButtermilkRecipes
Well, at least two readers immediately wanted the recipe! We adore steel-cut oats too, so when Louie C kindly gave us the recipe we tested and ate it twice. Here it is, for your morning oatmeal enjoyment! My cooker has only one temperature, which is quite high, and as a result I’ve never successfully made this — I end up with a thick gummy crust on the bottom and top which has to be scraped off and thrown away — it’s a real waste.
Jun 4, 2019
These Healthy Baked Oatmeal Cups Are a Breakfast SaviorRecipes
When you’re having one of those mornings — you know, the frantic ones when you oversleep and forgot to set the coffee the night before and can’t find your right shoe — breakfast is often overlooked. You figure it’ll be easier to grab a muffin at the coffee shop near your office, right? Wrong. It’s easier to grab one of these baked oatmeal cups!
May 30, 2019
This Is the Most Popular Oatmeal Recipe on PinterestRecipes
Have you tried this?
May 24, 2019
Good Question: A Foolproof Recipe for Oatmeal?Recipes
Amy is trying to decide if she likes oatmeal or not. We would like to help her out. Here’s her question:Everyone seems to say that oatmeal is a powerhouse of health. I have a problem though — I don’t know if I like it. What’s a foolproof prep plan/recipe so I can try it and decide for sure. It looks yummy and warm and perfect for these frigid times.Amy, yes, oatmeal is indeed a powerhouse of fiber, nutrition, and yummy nourishment.
May 3, 2019
Porridge for Breakfast: 5 Hot Cereals To Fill You UpRecipes
Mush, gruel, hot cereal — none of the names for this genre of breakfast dishes is very appealing. But that’s OK; we all know the truth. Warm, creamy polenta, or nutty, pearly oats — they’re a wonderful way to start the morning. From Cream of Wheat to oatmeal, here’s a look at some of our favorite ways to eat hot cereal for breakfast.Here are some of the hot cereals that we love to eat in the morning. What are yours?• Oatmeal – Ah the classic.
May 2, 2019
Recipe: Mocha Crunch Steel-Cut OatmealRecipes
Oatmeal is one of the healthiest breakfasts you can eat, and I usually like to keep the toppings pretty simple. But once in a while, why not make it just a little indulgent? Adding rich espresso and cocoa powder – and just a few nuts and chocolate chips on top – combines my morning bowl of oatmeal with my favorite winter drink, the mocha. The espresso and cocoa powder give the oatmeal lots of rich flavor, and a few chocolate chips on top just puts it over the top.
May 2, 2019
Try This! Add Oatmeal to SmoothiesSkills
When we first stumbled across a reference to oatmeal in a smoothie recipe, all we could think of was gummy clumps of raw oats floating in our delicious smoothies – emphasis on “smooth.” But then we realized that there’s a very easy trick to getting it right, and the effort is well worth it!The trick is to grind the oatmeal into a powder before adding it to the smoothie. You can usually do this right in your blender.
May 2, 2019
Sweet South Indian Soul Food: Kesari BathRecipes
It’s flowery, creamy, yellow, studded with pineapple and flecked with aromatic cardamom. Have you ever had the South Indian breakfast, Kesari Bath?spices for Kesari Bath include saffron, cardamom and vanillaKesari Bath is a traditional sweet creamed wheat dish served in many South Indian States. I had the best versions of this perfumey grain in Karnataka, India. It was served to me, as well as hundreds of other guests before a grand Indian wedding–a celebrated “love marriage.
May 2, 2019
How To Make Steel-Cut Oatmeal in Jars: One Week of Breakfast in 5 MinutesRecipes
Five days of breakfast in five minutes.
May 2, 2019
Recipe: Overnight Oats with Jam & Toasted CoconutRecipes
If you haven’t yet tried overnight oats, you absolutely have to. This is a hearty and filling breakfast that isn’t too heavy and that requires almost no preparation at all. You just soak equal parts oats and milk overnight, and in the morning, you have a cool bowl of plump oats waiting in the fridge. I like to make a big batch of overnight oats at once and then layer them in jars with homemade jam, like my Blackberry Chia Jam, for easy grab-and-go breakfasts all week long.
May 2, 2019
Recipe: Slow Cooker Oatmeal with Honey & FruitRecipes
There’s nothing like waking up to a piping hot breakfast. A steamy, creamy bowl of oatmeal is the ultimate comfort food, and preparing it in the slow cooker is a great way to take care of your breakfast crew without having to wake up before everyone else. Just stir everything up in the slow cooker, set it on low, then sleep for a solid eight hours and wake up to your morning meal. Steel cut oats are a classic choice for porridge, and I love them combined with quinoa.
May 1, 2019
Recipe: Baked Oatmeal with Figs & DatesRecipes
Don’t we all crave a filling, warm breakfast on a brisk morning? I know I do. A bowl of plain oatmeal doesn’t always quite satisfy — for the mornings when you need something heartier, you have to try baked oatmeal. Halfway between a cakey treat and a filling porridge, it’s perfect. By far, I prefer this recipe for baked oatmeal over a bowl of regular oatmeal.
May 1, 2019
Recipe: German Chocolate Cake OatmealRecipes
German chocolate cake is not German at all, but originated in the United States. It was named after Sam German – the developer of the type of baking chocolate commonly used to make the cake. I don’t employ his chocolate bar here – I prefer my favorite cocoa powder – but if you want to be authentic, stir in a tablespoon of grated German’s Sweet Chocolate bar in place of the cocoa powder and maybe use a little less maple syrup. Chocolate for breakfast? Twist my arm.
May 1, 2019
Recipe: Pineapple Upside-Down Cake OatmealRecipes
Pineapple upside-down cake is hands down one of my favorite porridge recipes. It’s super simple to make – cook the oats in a bit of juice while caramelizing slices of pineapple in a skillet. Caramelizing always sounds a lot fancier than it is, but it’s really just sizzling something until the food’s natural sugars are released. I used ghee for this because it already has the nutty, caramel flavor that I am going for, but you could use regular butter or coconut oil.
May 1, 2019
Recipe: Red Velvet Cake OatmealRecipes
The best part of red velvet cake, besides the brilliant color, is definitely the icing, so I couldn’t make this cake-inspired oatmeal without it. You might panic at the thought of topping your healthy bowl of oats with a big scoop of frosting, but remember, this one is made with cream cheese, and cream cheese is totally in the breakfast food group. What an amazing way to eat more vegetables for breakfast!
May 1, 2019
Recipe: Baked Buckwheat Oatmeal with Blueberries & AlmondsRecipes
It’s finally happening: Berry season is upon us. I can now stop staring at my bags of frozen Trader Joe’s berries, wondering when I’ll be able to pick up fresh ones in the store. Here in Seattle, we often see local cherries first and then, of course, all those gorgeous blueberries and strawberries, many from California.
May 1, 2019
Recipe: Baked Oatmeal CupsRecipes
Grab-and-go breakfasts are pretty much essential if you’re the type of person who likes to spend a few more minutes in bed in the morning. I happen to be one of those people, so simple, filling things like these oatmeal cups are perfect to have around. I love being able to customize what’s in each cup. You can make a plain batter, divvy it up between the muffin cups and then sprinkle on different toppings.
May 1, 2019
Whipped Bananas Are What Your Oatmeal Is Missing (or Maybe Not)Recipes
Have you heard of whipped banana oatmeal? Neither had we before two weeks ago, but once it entered the conversation, we couldn’t stop talking about it. Would it be creamy? Would it be banana-y? Or would it be more like one-ingredient ice cream — a sneaky treat you’d never know had origins in the fruit world. Well, we at The Kitchn decided to settle the debate once and for all — we’d just have to try this oatmeal for ourselves, obviously.
May 1, 2019
Recipe: Mini Oatmeal Cream PiesRecipes
People show fierce devotion to their favorite childhood snack cakes and treats. Mine was the individual fruit hand pies that probably contained very little real fruit, all encased in a thick crust glazed with sugar. Executive Editor Faith’s was oatmeal cream pies, so in celebration of her new journey into motherhood, this homemade version of the Little Debbie classic is dedicated to her!
May 1, 2019
Recipe: Five-Spice Sweet OatmealRecipes
Without disrespecting cinnamon, I believe it gets the morning spotlight all too often. Go beyond the usual suspect and suddenly that bowl of oatmeal is the key to a spicier start to the day. Let’s get sweet and spicy with Chinese five-spice powder, a unique blend that’s sweet and savory — and finds itself right at home when stirred into your oatmeal. If you’re new to Chinese five-spice powder, this is an ideal introduction.
May 1, 2019
How To Make Tender Baked Oatmeal CupsRecipes
These baked oatmeal cups are not your average oat muffin. Nope, crack into the thin, crispy exterior of these muffin pan masterpieces and you’ll find a moist, creamy interior brimming with breakfast-friendly sweetness and warm spices. One taste and you’ll wonder where these hearty, portable breakfast bites have been all your life.
May 1, 2019
Recipe: Morning Glory Overnight OatsRecipes
Inspired by the hearty spiced muffins of the same name, morning glory overnight oats are a make-ahead breakfast with a sweet taste of what’s to come in the autumn months ahead. Like the muffins, you’ll find a warm blend of cinnamon and ginger plus hearty mix-ins like apple, carrot, raisins, and walnuts. What does your typical breakfast routine look like? This is the question you want to consider before stirring together and stashing your oats in the fridge.
May 1, 2019
How To Make DIY Instant Oatmeal CupsRecipes
Like DIY ramen! Just add hot water and go.
May 1, 2019
The Quick Oatmeal Upgrade I Use Every Single MorningRecipes
I've been eating oatmeal most mornings for more than 10 years — but until recently, I'd always made it the same way.
May 1, 2019
Recipe: Blueberry Walnut Overnight OatsRecipes
A simple, satisfying way to start you day.
Apr 30, 2019
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Making Oatmeal on the StovetopSkills
Oatmeal deserves all the praise it gets: It’s hearty, fiber-rich, wholesome, and ridiculously comforting when you wake up and really just want to stay in bed. While the porridge is incredible easy to make, there are a handful of things you can do each time you ready the oats and a saucepan to ensure your bowl will be at its very best. Here are five thing to keep in mind. There was a long period in my life when I just really could not get myself to like oatmeal.
Sep 11, 2017
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Making Overnight OatsSkills
Avoid these common mistakes — and your breakfast will thank you.
Sep 6, 2017
Our Smartest Tips, Tricks, and Hacks for a Better Bowl of OatmealSkills
It’s so easy to whip up a bowl of oatmeal for breakfast. You can customize it to your liking, which means everyone has their own way of making it. Whether you’re a devotee of steel-cut oats or you always err on the side of savory, oatmeal style is a very personal thing. So in the spirit of personal preference, I present to you seven things I never do to my oatmeal. Maybe it’s just me, or maybe you too will find some extra oatmeal love in avoiding these things.
Jan 4, 2017
Everything You Need to Know to Make a Better Batch of OatmealSkills
Oatmeal is our go-to breakfast all year long, but especially on chilly winter mornings when we crave something warm and comforting. While it’s quite simple to cook, there’s more to making a really good bowl of oatmeal than stirring together the grains and water over heat. Here are our best tips and tricks to help you cook up a better batch of oatmeal. Before you get cooking, know the oats you’re working with.
Jan 4, 2017
This Is the Fancy Oatmeal You Deserve in 2017Recipes
Looking for a fresh start to 2017? Breakfast is a great place to do that. If you’ve been eating the same ol’ oatmeal year after year, this slightly fancier version is sure to be your new favorite. First, let’s note how incredibly beautiful this colorful bowl of oatmeal is — a nice contrast to a dish that’s typically so beige and blah. But this update on your standard oatmeal isn’t just about looks!
Jan 2, 2017
Oatmeal, Spiced for Grown-upsRecipes
If the last time your bowl of oatmeal evolved was when you switched from apple-cinnamon to maple and brown sugar-flavored instant oatmeal at, say, 10 years old, consider this your invitation for a spicier bowl. Here are four ways to bring some sophistication to your bowl of oatmeal with easy upgrades that take you beyond cinnamon-apple and maple syrup to the land of five-spice, coconut ginger, and beyond.
Oct 30, 2016
Recipe: Masala Chai-Spiced OatmealRecipes
Infusing masala chai into oatmeal not only makes for a breakfast that's equally as comforting as a steaming mug, but it also gives your bowl a little kick of caffeine.
Oct 24, 2016
Your Oatmeal Requires a Tea BagSkills
Mornings are about efficiency. How can you quickly get out the door while still managing a healthy breakfast and a caffeine kick? Here’s your answer: Cook your oatmeal in tea. You’re not only getting a buzz from your breakfast bowl, but it’s also creamy, spicy, and delicious! The concept is simple. While you usually cook your oats in a simmering pot of water, cook them in a simmering pot of tea instead.
Oct 24, 2016
Recipe: Coconut and Ginger OatmealRecipes
Want to know what goes together like chocolate and peanut butter or apple and cinnamon? The earthy-sweet combo of coconut and ginger. Here the two join forces to create the creamiest bowl of richly spiced oatmeal sure to warm up your morning routine. Thanks to the combination of coconut and ginger, this oatmeal manages to feel fresh in its flavor and comforting at the same time.
Oct 17, 2016
7 Ways to Make Better Oatmeal This FallSkills
With cooler mornings comes the immediate desire for something warmer to wake up to. The cold bowl of yogurt and granola gets swapped out for a comforting bowl of oatmeal as the season turns to fall. But oats are only as good as how they are made. Here are seven tips to achieve oatmeal success throughout the season. While oatmeal is supposed to be soft and porridge-like, sometimes it can be just a little too mushy. To solve this problem, try cooking up a mix of both rolled and steel-cut oats.
Sep 10, 2016
5 Ways to Make a Better Bowl of Oatmeal in the MicrowaveSkills
While there’s nothing better than oatmeal cooked over the stove, sometimes cooking it in the microwave is your best (or maybe only) option. Whatever the reason, a microwave can produce a satisfying bowl of oats. If you know a few tricks, it can produce an even tastier one than you might imagine. Oatmeal made with milk is not only richer and extra creamy, but it’s also higher in protein and thus even more rib-sticking.
Aug 11, 2016
Are Golden Milk Overnight Oats the Trendiest Breakfast of All Time?Recipes
Golden milk is so hot right now. So far I’ve seen it in everything from cocoa to ice cream, and now it’s making its way into your breakfast with these overnight oats. This is a food trend mash-up of epic proportions. Overnight oats are simply oats that sit overnight in liquid of some form — in this case, it’s golden milk.
May 31, 2016