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Top with chopped apples, walnuts, cinnamon, and a drizzle of pure maple syrup.
Sprinkle a spoonful of unsweetened dark cocoa powder and a drizzle of honey; add a few dark chocolate chips for a special occasion.
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Stir in a spoonful of canned pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling) and dust with pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.
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Top with chopped apples, a drizzle of pure maple syrup, and a little grated cheddar cheese.
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Skip the milk and sweetener and top with a poached egg, some herbs, and a squeeze of Sriracha hot sauce if you like.
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Top with a little grated cheese, avocado slices, and a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil.
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Top with any seeds, such as chia, flax, sesame, or pumpkin seeds, and raisins.
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Stir some plain Greek yogurt into your bowl in place of milk.
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Add sliced banana and a spoonful of all-natural, no-sugar-added peanut or almond butter.
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Top with any variety of fresh berry or a mixture; if using frozen berries, stir them into the oatmeal as it cooks.