Best Cinnamon Vanilla Oatmeal Recipe: This Vanilla Spice Oatmeal Recipe Is the Healthy High-Fiber Breakfast MVP by Elisa Schmitz

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2 years ago

Best Cinnamon Vanilla Oatmeal Recipe: This Vanilla Spice Oatmeal Recipe Is the Healthy High-Fiber Breakfast MVP

Because high cholesterol runs in my family, I try to eat foods that help lower cholesterol. And, oatmeal (and other high-fiber foods) is at the top of Mayo Clinic's list of cholesterol-reducing foods. (Nuts made the list, too, and they're part of this recipe as well.) But, oatmeal can get boring – unless you get creative.

To keep my oatmeal interesting, I came up with this easy and delicious recipe for cinnamon vanilla oatmeal. It's so tasty, you won't even realize how healthy it is. Even my husband (who probably would prefer a chocolate croissant for breakfast every day) loves it. Hope you enjoy the simple goodness, too. Here's to your heart health!

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 to 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 to 15 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

Here's how to make it:

  1. Add the water and salt to a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Add in the oats, reduce heat to low and stir until combined. Stir in the brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, raisins and walnuts, if using. Cook for a few minutes, stirring continuously, until oatmeal is done (according to package directions) and all ingredients are blended.
  2. Serve immediately. Pour milk over oatmeal. Garnish with pecans and berries, if desired. Keeps in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to four days. If re-heating, add 1/4 cup milk to each serving and warm in microwave.

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Rolled Oats $2 & Up
Brown Sugar $2 & Up
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Donna John
I love oatmeal! My husband eats it every morning, but makes those little packets. When I make it, I cook in on the stove and use old-fashioned oats or instant oats, then add in the extras. Love this recipe! I always use brown sugar, cinnamon and vanilla. Can't wait to try it your way. I like to add sliced almonds, walnuts or pecans on top. My doctor has told me to eat more fiber because of my family's colon cancer history, so definitely including this one.
Elisa Schmitz
Who knew that something as simple as oatmeal could be so helpful for health? Here's to more delicious oatmeal recipes, Donna John !
bepositive
Great way to make oatmeal that much more amazing!

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