We love oatmeal in our house. My 11 year old has turned into our expert stove top oatmeal maker while I make the baked oatmeal. I am sure he will be taking that over too in no time at all. Oftentimes we eat eat oatmeal several times a week so we have to have a nice list of oatmeal flavor combinations to change up our breakfast. These 40 oatmeal flavor combinations will keep our taste buds happy for a while.
40 Oatmeal Flavor Combinations
Fruit Flavor Combinations
Strawberries and Cream – fresh or frozen strawberries and yogurt
Cinnamon Apple Raisin – Diced apples, cinnamon, and raisins put in when you add oats to the boiling water.
Peaches and Cream – Fresh or frozen peaches and yogurt or heavy cream
Pumpkin Pie – 1 tablespoon pumpkin puree per serving, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg
Apple Pie – Diced apples and cinnamon, added when you add oats to the water
Berry Berry – Fresh or Frozen raspberries, blueberries, and strawberries
Black Forest – Fresh or frozen cherries, dark chocolate chips or black cocoa powder
Peachy Almond – Fresh or frozen peaches, almonds, and almond flavoring (optional: add to oatmeal at the end of cooking)
Apple Walnut – Diced apples and walnuts piled on top of oatmeal
Pistachio Pear – Crushed pistachios and diced pears
Piña Colada – Fresh or canned pineapple, dried coconut flakes, coconut cream or milk
Fruit Cocktail – Fresh or frozen grapes, peaches, pears, pineapple, and cherries
Cherry Vanilla Almond – Cherries, almonds, and vanilla extract
Peanut Butter Banana Sandwich – Layer oatmeal, then add a layer of banana slices and tablespoon of peanut butter. Top with more oatmeal.
Blueberry Ginger – Grate fresh ginger into the water or finely mince crystallized ginger to go on top of oatmeal with fresh or frozen blueberries.
Peach Lime – Add juice from one lime in place of partial water. Top oatmeal with fresh or frozen peaches.
Mango Tango – Replace 1/2 of water with pineapple juice. Top oatmeal with fresh mango, coconut flakes, and coconut milk.
Raspberry Chip – Fresh raspberries and dark chocolate or white chocolate chips
Watermelon Cream – Top with Watermelon Cream
Strawberry Kiwi – fresh strawberries and kiwi
Pomegranate – pomegranate arils or Pom Wonderful juice in place of water
Dried Fruits, Nuts, and Seeds Flavor Combinations
Fruit and Seed Medley – dried cranberries, raisins, sunflower seeds, and pumpkin seeds
Cranberry Pecan – Dried cranberries and pecans
Maple Walnut – Maple syrup and walnuts
Cranberry Orange – Dried cranberries and replace 1/2 – full amount of water with orange juice
Coconut Cream – Fresh or Dried Coconut, served with canned coconut milk (thicker and creamier)
Nutty Nut-free – Hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, dry roasted edamame
Dessert Flavor Combinations
7 Layer Oatmeal – Coconut, walnuts, chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, condensed milk, and graham cracker crumbs
Mocha – Make oatmeal with coffee instead of water. Top with chocolate fudge syrup and milk or cream.
Fluffer-Nutter – Spoon full of peanut butter and small scoop of fluff
Cherry Cheesecake – Stir a bit of cream cheese into the oatmeal. Top with cherries.
Chocolate Covered Strawberry – fresh strawberries and a drizzle of chocolate fudge syrup
Chocolate Orange – Dark chocolate chips and orange wedges
Miscellaneous Flavor Combinations
Spiced Chai – add freshly grated ginger to water, stir cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, and dash of black pepper in with oatmeal before cooking.
Protein Booster – Chia Seeds, hemp seeds, almonds, and an egg
Warm Vanilla Sugar – Vanilla and brown sugar
Ch-Ch-Chia – Stir chia seeds in just after oatmeal has finished cooking.
Carob Avocado – 1/2 an avocado and 1 tablespoon carob powder
PB Jelly – A spoon full of peanut butter and your favorite jelly
Nutella – Chocolate Fudge Syrup and hazelnuts