Five things you can make using oats

Five things you can make using oats

Tired of eating your oats the same way every day? Check out these easy recipes to spice things up a bit.

Five dishes you can make using oats

Oats is one of those staple breakfast products that every home has. They are packed with dietary fiber, and are deliciously filling. 

Nothing beats having a warm bowl of oatmeal on a cold winter's morning, with some cinnamon and honey.

But there are so many other things you can make using oats, 

Check out these recipes for ideas:

Homemade granola

Store-bought granola can get pricey, especially if it is a regular part of your breakfast meals. Why not make your own granola? It's easy to make, and one of the main ingredients is of course, oats.

Here's what you will need: 

Rolled Oats
Peanut butter
Maple syrup
Dried berries

Watch the video for directions:

Oatmeal raisin cookies 

Oatmeal cookies are great on their own or with a delicious cup of hot chocolate. You can also make an oatmeal ice-cream sandwich by adding a scoop of vanilla ice-cream between two cookies. 

Here's what you will need:

2 cups of oatmeal
3 eggs
1 cup of butter
1 cup of brown sugar
2 1/2 cups of all purpose flour
1 cup of white sugar
1 tsp of vanilla extract
1 cup raisins
1 tsp of salt
1 tsp of cinnamon
2 tsp of baking soda

Honey and oat bread

Make this simple honey and oat bread for your family this winter. It tastes good fresh out the oven.

Here's what you will need:

Bread flour
Dry milk powder
Fine table salt
Melted butter
Warm water 

Sweet and savoury oats

Oatmeal is usually paired with sweet ingredients like honey and fruit, but they also taste just as good with savoury foods like eggs, and bacon!  

Watch the video to find out how to make baked potato oatmeal, nutty carrot cake oatmeal, spiced berry cobbler oatmeal, strawberry and banana nut bread oatmeal, stuffed red pepper oatmeal, and Popeye's savoury oatmeal, which is made with spinach and fried egg. 

ALSO READ: Three tasty recipes for savoury oats

Oatmeal pancakes 

Combine two breakfast favourites, oats and pancakes, to make one delicious meal. 

Here's what you will need:

1 cup oats
1 cup almond milk
1 tsp baking powder
1 Tbsp Vanilla extract
1 egg
2 bananas

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