A wholesome bowl of hot blueberry oatmeal with flaxseed, topped with toasted pecans, fresh blueberries, and a drizzle of maple syrup. This oatmeal will keep you full and satisfied all morning long.
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Flaxseed oatmeal is a hearty and nutritious breakfast made with old-fashioned oats and flaxseed meal. It’s topped with fresh blueberries, pecans, and a drizzle of maple syrup.
This oatmeal is creamy, filling, and good for you. You can make it gluten-free and/or dairy-free with few easy swaps.
Oatmeal With Flaxseed Benefits
Oatmeal with flaxseed is not only a tasty breakfast but it also has many health benefits. Here are a few worth mentioning:
- Good source of protein
- 100% whole grain
- Rich in dietary fiber
- Loaded with nutrients
- High in omega-3 fatty acids
Plus, it’s naturally sweetened and the toppings are 100% adaptable.
How to Make Flaxseed Oatmeal
In a small saucepan, bring milk and water to a simmer. Stir in oats, flaxseed, and salt. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for about 6-7 minutes or until the oats are tender.
Remove the saucepan from the heat, cover, and let stand for about 5 minutes. Before serving, stir the oatmeal a couple of times and if desired, add a little milk to thin out.
Divide between two individual bowls and top with blueberries, pecans, and maple syrup.
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- Vanilla Coconut Oatmeal Bowl
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Wholesome bowl of hot blueberry oatmeal with flax is the BEST healthy breakfast you’ll ever eat! Topped with toasted pecans, fresh blueberries, and drizzle of honey.
- In a small saucepan (at least 2-quarts), bring milk and water to a boil over medium heat. Make sure the milk does not over boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low and stir in oats, flaxseed, and salt. Cook for 6-7 minutes, uncovered, or until the oats are tender and almost all of the liquid has been absorbed. Stir frequently. Oats should be nice and creamy. You might need to dial down the heat as well.
- Remove from heat, cover, and let the oatmeal rest for 5 minutes before serving. If need be, stir in a little milk to thin out or until desired consistency.
- Divide between two serving bowls. Top with blueberries, pecans, and maple syrup. Serve immediately.
- Make it dairy-free: Use almond milk or other non-dairy milk of choice.
- Make it gluten-free: Buy certified gluten-free old-fashioned oats if you are avoiding gluten.
- Add-ins: This oatmeal is very adaptable. Instead of blueberries try sliced strawberries, raspberries, or blackberries. Don’t like pecans? Almonds or chopped walnuts will work instead. You can also add a little butter to the oatmeal for taste and creaminess.
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