Apple Pie Oats
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.
Pumpkin Pie Oats
Stir in a spoonful of canned pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling) and dust with pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.
Apple and Cheddar Oats
Top with chopped apples, a drizzle of pure maple syrup, and a little grated cheddar cheese.
Egg and Herb Oats
Skip the milk and sweetener and top with a poached egg, some herbs, and a squeeze of Sriracha hot sauce if you like.
Cheese and Avocado Oats
Top with a little grated cheese, avocado slices, and a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil.
Trail Mix Oats
Top with any seeds, such as chia, flax, sesame, or pumpkin seeds, and raisins.
Greek Yogurt Oats
Stir some plain Greek yogurt into your bowl in place of milk.
Nutty Banana Oats
Add sliced banana and a spoonful of all-natural, no-sugar-added peanut or almond butter.
Very Berry Oats
Top with any variety of fresh berry or a mixture; if using frozen berries, stir them into the oatmeal as it cooks.