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Oat Recipes For Breakfast

04 April 2016   |   8:52 am

Oats help to reduce cholesterol and are a low GI (Glycemic Index) cereal. These days, a lot of recipes have emerged as ways you can use to prepare your breakfast oat cereal and enjoy it more. Thanks to all sorts of great and unusual combo ideas; oat porridge is no longer just a sachet of Quaker Oats or a half-filled watery oaty-soup. Instead, there are experiments and nice combos to make you have a wonderful experience with your oat porridge.

Out with the old and in with the new as we introduce you to some of the nicest ideas to pimp your Oat cereal with to give you the healthiest experience ever!

Carrot Cake Oat Cereal: This the most delicious breakfast you can make at your desk. It’s basically carrot cake in a bowl; easy to make and very healthy as well especially if you’ve got a sweet tooth.

Carrot Oat Cereal


50g of porridge oats, 250ml of almond or soy milk, 1 teaspoon of agave syrup, 1 small grated carrot, and 1 teaspoon each of cinnamon and vanilla extract, half a teaspoon each of nutmeg and ginger, 30g of raisins and a few walnuts to decorate it with.


  • Put all ingredients except the nuts, into a small saucepan and boil.
  • Turn down the heat for around 7 minutes –ensure to keep stirring until it’s lovely and thick, and looks just like cake mixture.
  • Pour into a bowl and top with walnuts.


Avocado Oat Porridge: For a particularly creamy, smooth and nutritious breakfast bowl, cook your porridge with avocado and get ready to be wowed with this experiment.



Ripe or super ripe avocado, 4-6 tablespoons rolled oats, 1 teaspoon brown sugar, milk to taste, sun-flower seeds and (or) walnuts.


  • Wash your ripe or super ripe avocado. Cut and take the seed out, scoop the avocado flesh out of the peel, mashed with a fork until smooth and set aside.
  • In a separate serving plate, prepare 4-6 tbsp. of rolled oats, add some milk and mix it up.
  • Add the avocado mixture and slowly mix the two elements until the color is well-blended.
  • Garnish with sun-flower seeds and walnuts and serve!

Peanut Butter Porridge: This combo serves as an energy booster. Take it just before you head out for a run. This will help you accelerate your pace as you fill your bowl with all sorts of energy hit mix. Peanut butter not only adds flavour but contains heart-friendly mono-saturated fats which also help you stay full longer.

Peanut Butter Oat 1


  • Soak your oat overnight.
  • Add banana, raspberries, coconut sugar, cacao nibs, hemp hearts and peanut butter.
  • Breakfast is served.


There still remains a whole lot you can do with your Breakfast Oat, most of which are not mentioned here, feel free to try out as many as you find reasonable and appetizing and you might just be on your way to the wonder land of delicious delicacies !!!

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