In this blog post, I'll be sharing 12 recipe ideas for oats spanning breakfasts, desserts, and more, all centered around the versatility of oats. From the comforting embrace of baked oatmeal to the hearty goodness of oats groats, the convenience of oats cooked in the crockpot, the crunch of homemade granola, and the sweetness of crumbles and energy balls – this collection has it all. What makes it even better? These recipes are not just delicious; they're also incredibly easy to make.
Oats are not just versatile; they're budget-friendly, easy to find, and a breeze to work with. Their affordability makes them a wise choice for economical cooking, and their widespread availability ensures convenience in the kitchen. Whether you're aiming for quick weekday meals or leisurely weekend cooking, oats stand out for their simplicity, making them a practical and delicious addition to your pantry.
Oats for breakfast
It only seems natural to start with a section on using oats for breakfast. I grew up eating oatmeal almost every single day and still love it. Let me share a few ideas for your next breakfast.
Oats in desserts
I love oats for breakfast, but love them even more for dessert. Let me share a few of my sweet dessert ideas that I know you will love.
Savory oatmeal dishes
Oats aren't just for breakfast or dessert, they are also great for savory dishes too. This gluten-free grain bowl is a great idea and one I know you will love!
Oats for snacking
Adding oats to energy balls is one of my favorite ideas for snacking. All of these have very different flavors, all are delicious, and all are so easy to make.