Rainy mornings can leave you drowsy and lazy because of the cold weather. Aside from coffee, you can also make a hearty bowl of oatmeal that will make you feel just as warm.
Oatmeal is rich in fiber, iron, and antioxidants, making it one of the healthiest breakfast foods. However, there are some people who don’t like their oatmeal plain. Instead of adding just sugar and cream, you can be creative with it by finding inspiration from other sweet dishes. So we listed down some recipes inspired by desserts that you can try out every morning.
Nothing beats the warm feeling of eating an apple pie. Lucky for you, you don’t have to bake a whole pie just to taste it. You can do it for your morning oatmeal, too!
2. For the apple compote, melt the butter in a pan and add the apples and spices.
3. Saute the mixture and slowly add the maple syrup, lemon zest, and lemon juice.
4. Stir and simmer on low for five minutes or until the apples soften.
This is honestly my favorite dessert of all time because of the sticky caramel and sweet bananas. If you love the sugary taste of this dessert too, this recipe will give you that.
2. Heat a pan in medium heat and add the maple syrup, cinnamon, and vanilla extract. Let it bubble up for a bit and add the bananas.
4. After cooking both, put the oatmeal in a bowl and place the caramelized bananas on top. You can add chocolate chips or nuts on top for added flavor and texture.
Who knew that you can incorporate cream cheese in your oats? This breakfast recipe is like an instant dessert—you can even whip this up for your midnight snack.
2. Add the cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla extract in a small bowl. Stir or mash with the fork until smooth.
3. Once the oatmeal has thickened, remove from the heat and add blueberries.
Change up your usual champorado by replacing the sticky rice with oats. This one is made even butter with peanut butter and nuts.
2. Pour the mixture into bowls and top it with dark chocolate chips and peanuts.
If you loved our PB&J sandwich recipe, you might want to try this out. You can use any type of berry like strawberries or raspberries for this recipe. If you’re a sweet tooth, you can incorporate jelly, too.
2. Once the oats and berries are cooked and well-combined, you can sprinkle the cinnamon on the mixture for added flavoring.
4. Top it with more berries, sliced bananas, or fruit jelly for more sweetness.