Simple & Savory Healthy Oatmeal Is Out Of This World!

Simple & Savory Healthy Oatmeal Is Out Of This World!

It is no secret in my family, I love a good bowl of healthy oatmeal. A few months ago I decided to give the savory oatmeal trend a try. Oh my goodness! It. Is. So. Yummy! I don’t know why I waited so long to try it.

Honestly, at first it sounded weird and I wasn’t sure about it. Then one night the dreaded question came … “What’s for dinner?” Normally I am pretty good at meal planning and prepping but since the birth of my youngest, it hasn’t been as big of a priority as it probably should be. So it was dinner time and I had nothing but a fresh batch of my favorite oatmeal from the morning. I decided it was time to experiment so I made a savory, healthy oatmeal. I just want to say to you, especially if you like oatmeal, don’t wait any longer! Try this oatmeal!

Simple & Savory Healthy Oatmeal



This last time I made it was actually pretty simple since I had the oatmeal already cooked and leftover sweet potatoes. I put part of the already cooked oatmeal in a pot and warmed it up over med-low and warmed the sweet potatoes in a skillet. To start from scratch follow the links above for the recipes or make your own favorite oatmeal and roast any veg you like best.

Saute shallots over medium heat until soft and slightly browned, add garlic and cook for 30 – 60 seconds. Add kale* and saute until wilted. Add the desired amount of oatmeal and sweet potatoes, mix well and set aside on low to keep warm. Fry eggs, I like mine over easy or over medium so the egg yolk runs into the oats to give them a little more moisture. Then you just assemble your bowl. I put my oatmeal mixture down first, topped with fried egg, sprouts and avocado. Devour immediately. 😉

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If you don’t like your eggs runny and find this too dry I think a simple mustardy vinaigrette would compliment the oats. You could try the dressing used in this Sweet Pear & Cabbage Salad. You might want a little less sweetener in it, I’m not sure.

*Read this recipe for Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup to get an easy tip on how to prepare your kale.

This recipe has actually become one of my go-to’s now. It is very easily adaptable. I have had it with several different roasted veggies and have liked them all, although the sweet potatoes are my favorite.

I hope you enjoy!

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  • This looks amazing! Having recently moved to cold country I’ve discovered the joys of making overnight (steel cut) oatmeal in my slow cooker. It’s easy to reheat and as you’ve pointed out quite versatile. But this savory version is totally new to me and I can hardly wait to give it a try this weekend!

    • admin says:

      Thanks! I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Cooking my oatmeal in the slow cooker is my preferred way too, that way it is warm and ready for you first thing.

  • I too do my oats in my slow cooker (I use the Instant Pot, my favorite kitchen thing after my cleavers and my wok).

    My savory oats are paleo. I add my homemade ghee, bacon, and lox. I know it sounds crazy, but it’s crazy delish!

    • admin says:

      I got an instant pot for Christmas, I have loved it so far. I haven’t made my oatmeal in it yet, though. I’ll have to give it a go. Your oats sound pretty good to me!

  • This is such an interesting twist on the standard oatmeal with something sweet, Summer. My daughter loves oatmeal, as does my acupuncturist, so I will share it with them and see if they want to give it a go. It sounds very filling and really packed with fabulous nutrition. Thanks for sharing it with us!

    • admin says:

      Thanks, Beverly, I hope they enjoy it. It is definitely filling and keeps you full which is nice.

  • I know know what an instant pot is – thanks Sue and summer 🙂 I do make savory quinoa , but never oats- Will save this recipe for a winter breakfast without the eggs thank you xx

    • admin says:

      😀 That’s great! I’m glad you could learn something new. If you like the savory quinoa I’m sure you’ll like this too.

  • Kimba says:

    I am a huge fan of oatmeal but have never tried as something to try for anything but breakfast. Can’t want to give this recipe a go!

  • This looks like a gourmet breakfast. What a treat to start the day with.

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