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What to put on steel cut oatmeal besides brown sugar and honey?

Asked by Mama_Cakes (9777points) December 11th, 2012

I have bananas, pineapple and milk. No sugars or honey in the house.

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JLeslie's avatar

Come on now, you are Canadian, maple syrup of course. You can add a pat of butter if you don’t mind the fat.

Another idea cinnamon sugar. Oh, you said no sugars at all? Just save this idea for a later date.

Unbroken's avatar

Is this a list of things you could add? I’ve at one point or another added honey, nuts, molasses, fruit, some people like milk any berries, cinnamon. I’ve actually seen people do salt.

Tropical_Willie's avatar

Fry them first on medium heat with a little butter. It brings out the sugars in the grain. Add the liquid and cook with the bananas at the end on cooking.
I think it was 1 cup of oats to 4 cups of water.

Judi's avatar

Love berries but that pineapple sounds pretty good.

Mama_Cakes's avatar

Found something. Going to give it a try.

I’m doing my best to cut out refined sugar.

marinelife's avatar

After you go to the store, cranberry. Have you tried agave as a sweetener?

Seek's avatar

Here’s my work breakfast:

Oats, vanilla almond milk, bananas, cinnamon. Usually add a little raw sugar as well. If you have apples, add those instead of sugar. They’re sweet enough on their own.

Mama_Cakes's avatar

@marinelife I’m home sick. I won’t be going anywhere. Just wanted to make do with what I have kicking around.

LostInParadise's avatar

It may be my idiosyncrasy, but I like oatmeal with bananas and dried apricots, after the apricots have been soaked in water in the refrigerator. The sweetness of the banana goes well with the tartness of the apricots.

incendiary_dan's avatar

Got any canned pumpkin?

deni's avatar

In the future, pick up some shredded coconut at the store and throw that in next time you make it. Sooooo delicious! Kinda melts in, so you just get the taste and it’s amazing. I also like cinammon, butter, maple syrup, flax seeds, chia seeds, bananas, berries, mmm I’m hungry.

YARNLADY's avatar

I use only various fruits and nuts on my oatmeal, but I make it with milk rather than water.

Sunny2's avatar

Nuts and dried fruit of any kind (I like orange cranberries).

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