This week the spotlight is shining on Lauren Smith of The Oatmeal Artist! You won’t find better oatmeal recipes out there than the ones provided by Lauren. She uses her imagination to create original oatmeal recipes as well as recreate other classics by using oats! Her plant-based recipes aim to use minimally processed, low-sugar ingredients to ensure the healthiest foods are entering the body. The love she has for oats are reflected in the taste of all her recipes, and we picked out 10 of her best from the Food Monster App to showcase her hard work!
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1. French Toast Zoats With Tofu Scramble and Sausage
This incredible blend of breakfast classics will make you never miss your meat and dairy eating days! Somehow this recipe successfully captures the taste of french toast, oatmeal, ‘scrambled eggs’ and ‘sausage’ to make a brunch lovers dream come true. Make sure you give this French Toast Zoats with Tofu Scramble and Sausage a go!
2. Grapefruit Cardamom Oatmeal
Source: Grapefruit Cardamom Oatmeal
Winter is known for starchy, heavy, and hearty root vegetables, so it’s easy to forget that winter is also the season of bright, juicy, punchy citrus. Even if you think grapefruit is too bitter, something happens when you combine it with oats. It just works. The result of this Grapefruit Cardamom Oatmeal is refreshing, zingy, and pleasantly sweet.
3. Irish Soda Bread Baked Oatmeal
Source: Irish Soda Bread Baked Oatmeal
Soda bread is a wonderful treat for any time of the day. It’s best as a side with some soup, but it’s also lovely at breakfast! With jam or butter, it’s a hearty start to the day, worlds better than a slice of toasted WonderBread. This Irish Soda Bread Baked Oatmeal is different than others because it’s significantly less sweet.
4. Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Baked Oatmeal
This Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Baked Oatmeal is the perfect breakfast on-the-go! The seasonal sweet potatoes combined with the chocolate and the oats make for an indulgent, dessert-like breakfast that helps you start your day with lots of healthy carbs for lasting energy.
5. Poached Strawberry Rhubarb Reduction Sauce
You can’t go wrong with strawberries and rhubarb and this Reduction Sauce makes it easy to put the winning combination on almost anything. The sweetness from the strawberries perfectly complements the tart rhubarb and makes this sauce ideal to top anything from oatmeal to ice cream.
6. Grilled Pineapple and Dark Chocolate Oatmeal
The result of this Grilled Pineapple and Dark Chocolate Oatmeal is delicious! Grill the pineapple to your liking and throw it on top for a surprisingly tasty addition.
7. Mocha Baked Oatmeal With Almond Butter Center
For this dish, we see a recipe that uses some classic favorite ingredients: chocolate, coffee, banana (which is optional), almond butter, and happiness. Yes, happiness. Thus, this Mocha Baked Oatmeal with Almond Butter Center will become a favorite breakfast for you!
8. Cheddar Apple Pie Oatmeal
Source: Cheddar Apple Pie Oatmeal
Believe it or not, cheddar makes for a great addition to apple pie and is very much so a thing! This Cheddar Apple Pie Oatmeal will surprise you and make your breakfast so much more enjoyable.
9. Savory Lentil Oatmeal Taco Bowl
Source: Savory Lentil Oatmeal Taco Bowl
Step up your savory breakfast game with this Lentil Oatmeal Taco Bowl. A blend of red lentils and rolled oats create something similar to a ground beef and they’re spiced up with taco seasoning. Once you’ve made your oats, you can top the bowl with the same items you would use to top a taco.
10. ‘Nutella’ Latte Oatmeal
Source: ‘Nutella’ Latte Oatmeal
Recipes like this ‘Nutella’ Latte Oatmeal sure do help fight off those winter blues. It’s a mixture of hazelnut, coffee, and cocoa, and because that’s just not enough, it’s topped with a spoonful of silky chocolate hazelnut spread!
Oatmeal is an ideal breakfast, and you can see Lauren continue to bring it to life on her own website or by downloading the Food Monster App! The app has over 15,000 vegan and allergy-friendly recipes and subscribers get new recipes every day. It is available for iPhone and Android, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook.
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