These recipes for vegan oatmeal are all about the toppings. With delicious and healthy oats as the base, these recipes are smothered in toppings ranging from savory to sweet. Oats are an incredibly versatile ingredient. They can be used in an endless variety of baked goods, blended into flour, or just used for a good old-fashioned bowl of vegan oatmeal.
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1. Black Forest Cake Overnight Oatmeal
2. Red Bean Paste and Matcha Overnight Oatmeal
Cozy apple cinnamon oatmeal. A quick and easy bowl of oatmeal that’s perfect for fall! This cozy bowl is sweetened with apples and spiced with cinnamon and a pinch of nutmeg. Serve with almond butter and pecans or walnuts for a nutritious breakfast. Try this Red Bean Paste and Matcha Overnight Oatmeal by Caroline Doucet!
3. Salted Rosemary Brownie Batter Oatmeal
If you love rosemary and chocolate, this Salted Rosemary Brownie Batter Oatmeal by Lauren Smith is for you! It’s like getting to have dessert for breakfast! Brownie batter oatmeal is the decadent breakfast that will make you want to get up before your alarm clock. I recommend you try it salted. The salt, however, didn’t make the pictures. Let’s just say I was too excited and forgot that important detail. That said, I can confirm it tastes fantastic both ways. If you are adding the optional toppings (the chocolate peanut butter and/or chocolate chips), you can go lighter on the dates. The toppings will add a lot of sweetness and richness.
4. Cantaloupe Date Oatmeal with Mint-Melon Relish
This Cantaloupe Date Oatmeal with Mint-Melon Relish by Lauren Smith is so easy! Just cook the oats and chop up cantaloupe, mint, and blackberries to put on top! The dates bring out the melon’s sweetness, so that the relish can add a bold flavor to simple oats.
5. Chocolate Campfire Oatmeal With Graham Crackers
Just a drop of this potent ingredient added the campfire feel that s’mores invoke. Then, topped with chopped dark chocolate that got all melty and luscious, this oatmeal felt even more like a real s’mores than the version that actually had marshmallows. Try this Chocolate Campfire Oatmeal With Graham Crackers by Lauren Smith.
6. Fudgy PB&J Oatmeal
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7. Savory Corn and Chive Oatmeal
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8. Strawberry Banana Oatmeal
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The great thing is that you can really get creative with what you put inside and on top and apart from looking super pretty, it gives you lots of good stuff (like fiber and protein) to start your day happy. Try this Strawberry Banana Oatmeal by Kirsten Kaminski!
9. Peach Tahini Cardamom Oatmeal With Toasted Coconut
This may sound bizzare but try it! Cardamom and tahini are an excellent match, and the peach was a sweet, bright, pleasant addition. This Peach Tahini Cardamom Oatmeal With Toasted Coconut by Lauren Smith is delicious!
10. Creamy Winter Oatmeal
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Oatmeal lovers, listen up! This Creamy Winter Oatmeal by Kirsten Kaminski is not only rich in flavor but will keep you satisfied throughout the morning and supply your body and brains with the necessary fuel to keep warm and active! The combination of dried figs, raisins, winter spices like cinnamon, ginger, nut meg and cloves, and creamy almond milk is just a perfect fit.The best part about this creamy winter oatmeal is that it literally only takes about 10 minutes to prepare. So if you are looking for an easy go to morning recipe, here you go!
11. Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Protein Oatmeal
When it comes to breakfast, protein oatmeal is the perfect easy meal to whip up to fuel a long day at work, replenish after a workout, or just cozy up with on the couch. The health benefits and protein content are a huge plus, but what really makes this recipe stand out is the flavor. This Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Protein Oatmeal by Christina Bedetta is so yummy!
12. Perfect Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal
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What could be better than starting off the day with the flavor of pumpkin pie? This Perfect Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal by Jesse Lane Lee will be warm and satisfying, and it’ll make getting out of your warm bed worth it!
13. Warm Chia Oatmeal Two Ways
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Whether you’re more of a chocolate or vanilla person, this oatmeal has you covered! Split up into two ways, these two oatmeals are nutritious but also so delicious that it may be hard to tell which one is your favorite. Try this Warm Chia Oatmeal Two Ways by Mitra Shirmohammadi!
14. Fudgy Balsamic Oatmeal With Strawberry-Basil Relish
Chocolate, balsamic vinegar (the good stuff), berries, and basil. This Fudgy Balsamic Oatmeal With Strawberry-Basil Relish by Lauren Smith is so yummy!
15. Banana Split Oatmeal with Roasted Almonds
This is a real luxury breakfast meal! It’s a mix between the fried banana that you get with ice cream at Chinese restaurants and a very simple yet delicious oatmeal. Top it off with some roasted almonds and a vegan Nutella! Try this Banana Split Oatmeal with Roasted Almonds by Natalie Yonan.
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