Oatmeal is a delicious way to satisfy your hunger while maintaining a healthy, wholesome diet. This toasty grain is rich in fibre and B vitamins, and is also touted as being able to lower cholesterol. Too often though, oatmeal is overlooked as a versatile and interesting ingredient.
Here are three recipes to inspire you to give oatmeal a try, or to reinvigorate your relationship with this hearty grain: start your day off right with an easy sweetened baked oatmeal with fresh berries, or the creamiest ever soy oatmeal with bananas.
And surprise: oatmeal doesn’t have to be sweet. Be sure to try the tasty savoury oatmeal porridge with minced pork, egg and fried shallots.
Savoury chicken broth-based one-dish meal topped with crisped shallots
Like a pie, but healthier – mixed with brown sugar, cinnamon and milk
A comforting how breakfast bowl for the lactose intolerant, too
In her former life in the United States, Yvonne Ruperti was a pastry chef, bakery owner, magazine writer, and cooking show co-host on America’s Test Kitchen TV. Now based in Singapore, she still writes for SeriousEats.com and maintains her own food blog. When not at work, she is busy concocting up recipes for a new cookbook.