5 Delicious & Healthy Oatmeal Recipes To Lose Weight

Oatmeal is a fantastic option for weight loss as it’s hearty, delicious, and keeps you full right until lunch!

If you’re stuck for inspiration when it comes to making your morning oatmeal more exciting, we’ve got you covered.

In this article, we will cover 5 delicious & healthy oatmeal recipes to lose weight. Let’s start, we have a lot of ground to cover.

Banana Oatmeal

Banana Oatmeal

Bananas are great for slow releasing energy, and this banana oatmeal is sure to keep you full all day!

Drizzled with silky almond butter, and crunchy almonds, this bowl packs a punch!

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup oats
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 4 almonds

Instructions

Step One – Cook The Oats

To begin, you will need to combine the oats with ½ banana and some water in a pan on a medium heat.

You should add enough water to cover the oats, but you may need to add a little more later depending on the consistency of oatmeal that you like.

Step Two – Stir As Needed

Stir the oats as needed and mash the banana as the oats begin to thicken.

Step Three – Transfer To A Bowl & Add Toppings

Once the oatmeal has thickened, transfer it to a bowl and add the rest of your banana slices. Drizzle with almond butter and chopped almonds. Delicious!

Healthy Overnight Oats

Healthy Overnight Oats

If you prefer to eat your oats cold, then you’re going to love these creamy overnight oats.

Made with Greek yogurt and lemon zest, these oats provide a refreshing and zingy twist to a filling bowl of oats.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of fresh blueberries
  • ⅓ cup oatmeal, dry
  • 5.3 ounces Greek yogurt, non-fat
  • ¼ cup milk, 2%
  • 1 tablespoon sugar-free maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon poppy seeds
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest

Instructions

Step One – Combine All Of The Ingredients Together

Combine the oats, yogurt, milk, syrup, poppy seeds, and lemon zest in a bowl.

Step Two – Grab A Jar And Start Layering

In a mason jar or spare jar that you have in your kitchen, layer half of the oat mixture, then half of the blueberries.

On top of the blueberries, add the other half of the oat mixture to the jar, and top it with blueberries.

Step Three – Refrigerate Overnight

Place the jar of overnight oats in the refrigerator and allow them to chill overnight. Tuck into them in the morning and enjoy!

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

There’s nothing like a warming bowl of apple cinnamon oatmeal to get you out of bed in the morning.

Made with sweet apple, warming spices, and a few crunchy toppings, it’s bursting with flavor.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of gluten-free ground oats
  • 2 cups of unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 1 large apple, chopped
  • ¼ cup of pecans
  • 1 teaspoon of chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon of maple syrup
  • ¼ cup of pomegranate seeds
  • ½ teaspoon of cinnamon
  • Pinch of nutmeg

Instructions

Step One – Cook The Apples

First up, you need to melt the coconut oil in a pan before adding the apple chunks. Cook over a medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes.

When the apples begin to soften, stir in the cinnamon and nutmeg.

Step Two – Add The Rest Of The Ingredients

Add the oats, almond milk, chia seeds, and pecans to the pan.

Give the pan a stir until well combined and and allow the oatmeal to cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring constantly during the cooking process.

Step Three – Add Toppings & Serve

Top your oatmeal with pomegranate seeds and pecans and serve!

5-Minute Healthy Oatmeal

5-Minute Healthy Oatmeal

Made with just 5 ingredients and in 5 minutes, this healthy oatmeal recipe is not one to miss out on!

There’s truly nothing more delicious that will set you up for your day like this oatmeal!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of rolled oats
  • 2 cups of unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 medium banana
  • ½ teaspoon of cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

Step One – Cook The Oatmeal

To get started, you will first need to add your oats, unsweetened almond milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt to a pan.

Cook over a medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes until the oatmeal cooks and begins to thicken.

Step Two – Remove From The Heat

Remove the pan from the heat and pour the oatmeal into a bowl.

Step Three – Top The Oatmeal

Now it’s time to top the oatmeal!

You can top the oatmeal with whatever you fancy. We like to add a dash more cinnamon, a few banana slices, blueberries, and pecans to give it a nice crunch.

Step Four – Serve & Enjoy!

Now you’re ready to serve and enjoy this hearty bowl of oatmeal.

Pumpkin Gluten Free Overnight Oats

Pumpkin Gluten Free Overnight Oats

A fall favorite is pumpkin, and this pumpkin gluten free oatmeal is truly a breakfast treat for the occasion!

Made with pumpkin puree and gorgeous pumpkin spice, this is a festive oatmeal you won’t want to miss out on.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup gluten of free rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup of plain coconut yogurt
  • 1/2 cup of unsweetened non-dairy
  • 2 tablespoons of pure pumpkin puree
  • 1 tablespoon of buckwheat groats
  • 1 tablespoon of chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon of pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice mix

Instructions

Step One – Combine The Ingredients

Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and mix until thoroughly combined.

Step Two – Add To A Jar & Chill

Next, you will need to add the overnight oats mixture to a jar and refrigerate overnight.

Step Three – Add Toppings & Enjoy

The next morning, get the overnight oats out of the refrigerator. Drizzle with almond butter and a few pumpkin seeds and enjoy!

In Summary

So, there you have 5 delicious and healthy oatmeal recipes to help you lose weight.

We hope this article has been informative, and you’ve now got plenty of inspiration for oatmeal recipes that will keep you full but will also aid weight loss.

Good luck on your weight loss journey, and have fun making these recipes at home.