Oatmeal may not be everyone's first choice when it comes to breakfast food, but with January being National Oatmeal Month, why not give it a try. These oatmeal recipes aren't your typical bland variations. The unique combinations make for some pretty delicious breakfasts. It just may become your new go-to breakfast food. To find the recipes, click on the green hyperlinks in the descriptions.
Oatmeal With Avocado And Fried Egg
This southwestern inspired oatmeal is perfect for the avocado lover. Oatmeal is topped with a fried egg, slices of avocado and fresh salsa. It'll taste like a fiesta in your mouth! Find the recipe here.
Oatmeal With Dried Fruit And Pistachios
While most oatmeal toppings include nuts and fruit, switch things up with dried cranberries and pistachios. You'll love the tart and nutty flavors. Find the recipe here.
Oatmeal With Blueberries, Sunflower Seeds And Agave
Instead of sugar in your oatmeal, try using agave. Top the oatmeal with blueberries and sunflower seeds for a hearty and filling breakfast. Find the recipe here.
Oatmeal With Bacon And Maple Syrup
Bacon goes well with just about everything. And in this case, so does maple syrup. You'll love this variety so much you may never want to go back to normal oatmeal again. Find the recipe here.
Sneak some oatmeal into your pancakes for a nutritious twist. Four pancakes have fewer than 300 calories! Find the recipe here.
Chia Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies
This recipe allows you to have cookies for breakfast and what's better than that?! They're packed full of nutrients and ingredients that will keep you full all morning! Find the recipe here.
Oatmeal With Mango And Coconut
You'll feel like you landed in the tropics with this oatmeal treat. The oatmeal is topped with mango chunks and toasted coconut for a perfect flavor combination. Find the recipe here.
Oatmeal With Peanut Butter And Grapes
While you may not think grapes and peanut butter go together, this different take on a PB&J is actually delicious. Find the recipe here.
Banana Bread Granola Bars
Banana bread is a delicious treat and these granola bars make it taste even better. They're perfect for an in-between-meals snack to give you the extra boost you need to get through a long day. Find the recipe here.
Oatmeal With Cheddar And Scallions
Oatmeal doesn't have to just come in the sweet variety. This oatmeal recipe tops the oats with cheddar cheese, scallions and a hint of paprika for a savory take on your morning oatmeal. Find the recipe here.
Blueberry Lemon Oatmeal Muffins
These blueberry muffins are the perfect morning, afternoon or late night snack. Packed with tart flavor and just a little bit of crunch, you'll love this muffin recipe! Thank you Daily Unadventures In Cooking for the recipe.
Oatmeal Crusted Chicken Tenders
For a healthier version of fried chicken tenders, try these tenders that are crusted with oatmeal. You still get the crunch you crave without all the fried calories. Thank you Mom Always Finds Out for the recipe.
Oatmeal With Banana And Molasses
For a unique flavor try using blackstrap molasses in your oatmeal. It's less sweet than other varieties so it pairs well with naturally sweet bananas. Find the recipe here.
Pomegranate Oatmeal Snack Cups
These snack cups are perfect for the on-the-go person. Just pop a few in a bag and you have your breakfast ready for a morning on the road. Find the recipe here.
Sriracha Peanut Butter Oatmeal With Maple Roasted Chickpeas
You may think this combination sounds weird, but you definitely shouldn't knock it until you try it. The oats are mixed with Sriracha and peanut butter, then topped with crunchy chickpeas for the ultimate oat party. Thank Oatgasm for the recipe!
Carrot Cake Oatmeal
Carrot cake is a delicious dessert and this oatmeal recipe tastes just like the real deal. Plus it's packed with a cup of grated carrots for added nutrition and flavor. Thank Oh She Glows for the recipe!
Peanut Butter And Jelly Oatmeal
Switch out the bread in a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for oatmeal instead. You'll love this traditional combination of flavors in your oats in the morning. Thank you The Hungry Housewife for the recipe!