9 Ways to Make a Bowl of Plain Oatmeal Taste So Much Better

Try baking rolled or old-fashioned oats in a casserole dish with milk, maple syrup, chia seeds, berries, baking powder, cinnamon, and vanilla extract until it reaches a golden brown, apple-crisp-like consistency. It's great for reheating throughout the week.

Bake your oats

Brew your favorite tea, like Earl Grey or matcha, then mix it into your oats for added flavor. You can also add dried cranberries or granola for crunch.

Brew your oats in tea

Add frozen fruits like blueberries, mangoes, peaches, and strawberries directly into your oatmeal for a sweet and refreshing touch without the need to thaw.

Top it off with frozen fruit

Sprinkle cinnamon, ginger, everything bagel seasoning, or curry powder onto your oatmeal for sweet or savory notes.

Raid your spice cabinet

Add Parmesan or Asiago cheese for creamy and nutty flavors, or experiment with different cheeses like Gruyère or cheddar for variety.

Grate in some cheese

Try roasted vegetables like zucchini, carrots, or broccoli to add heartiness and nutrients to your oatmeal.

Mix in hearty veggies

Mix oats with yogurt for a creamy consistency and added protein. Plain, strawberry, or vanilla yogurt all work well.

Stir in some yogurt

Add a cooked egg, whether it's over easy, poached, or boiled, for extra flavor, texture, and protein.

Top it off with eggs

Sprinkle almonds, cashews, or pistachios on top of your oatmeal for crunch and healthy fats.

Don t forget the nuts