5 Quick & Healthy Oat Recipes

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5 Quick & Healthy Oat Recipes For You To Test

Oats are a fantastic food. They are healthy, filling, and high in fiber to aid in your digestion. However, unless you are a superb creative thinker, it can be a tricky task coming up with the right ideas to make tasty oat treats. 

So, what can you do to get the most out of your oats? 

Well, we are whipping up 5 succulent recipes, so you can get your oaty on, and sup up your digestive tract flavor style! 

Do not forget to check out One Pot Dish Recipes, for inspiration in your cooking ventures! 

5 Quick & Healthy Oat Recipes
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What Are Oats?

First, let’s talk about oats. If you do not know just how good oats are for you, we are about to tell you all you need to know to get you excited about introducing more oats into your diet.

You see, oats are a whole grain, and a complex carb that is high in fiber. It contains about 11% fiber, with the majority of this being a soluble fiber that is best known as beta glucan. 

Thanks to having high amounts of this fiber, it can actually prevent serious chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and disorders of the digestive system. That’s why healthy oat recipes are so good!

5 Healthy & Speedy Oat Recipes

We often want our meals to be as easy and fast to make as possible, as so many of us live busy lives. We also want our food to be healthy as well, so a speedy but healthy meal is the best we can hope for. 

So, these 5 recipes are quick and healthy and made with oats

#1. Oat Pancakes

Love pancakes but wish there was a healthier option? Oat pancakes are totally doable. They are easy to make and only take 10 minutes to prep and 25 minutes to cook! They are full of fiber and high in vitamin C. 


  • 1 orange (juiced)
  • Frozen berries (120g)
  • Small red apple, diced.
  • Oats (100g)
  • Baking powder (1 tsp)
  • Cinnamon (1 tsp)
  • Oat milk (100ml) 
  • Egg (1- beaten) 
  • Rapeseed oil (1 tsp)
  • Fat-free yogurt (50g) 

Mix orange juice, berries, and apple in a saucepan and simmer for 10 minutes as it softens. Leave it to cool and add a splash of water to loosen. Then blitz your oats in a processor to get a consistency of flour. Stir in baking powder, orange zest, and cinnamon.

Whisk the egg and oat milk in a jug and add to your dry ingredients to make a batter. 

Heat the oil in a pan, and pour batter in to make a thin pancake. Cook for 2 minutes then clip and cook for 1 minute. Repeat until you have used all the batter. Stack your pancakes then drizzle your orange, berry and apple compote on top. Voilà! 

#2. Blueberry Baked Oats

Want something better than porridge? This takes 5 minutes prep and 35 to cook. 


  • Almond milk (500ml) 
  • Porridge oats (200g)
  • Almond butter (2 tbsp)
  • Baking powder (1 tsp)
  • Egg (1 – beaten) 
  • Banana (1 small, mashed)
  • Vanilla extract (1 tsp)
  • Blueberries to serve (450g) 
  • Skin on almonds (30g, roughly chopped)
  • Honey, or yogurt to serve

Heat your oven, and mix all the ingredients together. Move the mix into a 2L ovenproof dish and bake for half an hour until it is piping hot. Serve with milk, yogurt, or honey, eat while it is warm. 

So simple! 

#3. Oatmeal Cookies

This recipe takes 25 minutes total. 


  • Wholemeal flour (75g)
  • Baking powder (1 tsp)
  • Oats (75g)
  • Caster sugar (50g)
  • Butter (75g) 
  • Syrup (1 tsp) 
  • Milk (2 tsp) 

Feel free to substitute any of these ingredients. 

Preheat your oven to 325 and prepare a baking tray. Sift the flour and mix baking powder, oats and sugar. Put your butter, syrup and milk in a pan and stir. Add this to your dry mix and do so until all is combined. Spoon onto your baking tray, and shape. 

Bake for 10-15 minutes, then leave to cool once done. 

#4. Peanut Butter Balls

This recipe takes 20 minutes total. 


  • Rolled oats (2 cups)
  • Peanut butter (1 cup)
  • Honey (½ cup)
  • Chocolate chips (¼ cup) 
  • Shredded coconut (¼ cup) 

Mix ingredients into a medium bowl and stir. Measure via a tablespoon and roll into balls. Store these in an airtight container in your fridge for 5 days, or freeze for up to 3 months. Eat for a burst of energy!

#5. Baked Oatmeal Cups

This recipe takes a total of 50 minutes. 


  • low -fat milk (1 ½ cup)
  • Bananas ripe (2, mashed)
  • Brown sugar (1.3 cup) 
  • Eggs (2 large, beaten)
  • Baking powder (1 tsp)
  • Ground cinnamon (1 tsp)
  • Vanilla extract (1 tsp) 
  • Salt (½ tsp)
  • Chopped pecans (½ cup) 

Preheat your oven to 375, and coat a tin with spray. Combine the oats, salt, banana’s, sugar, eggs, cinnamon, vanilla, and milk in a bowl and fold in the pecans. 

Separate the mix among the cup’s and bake until an inserted toothpick stuck in is clean, usually 25 minutes. Leave to cool and then enjoy. 

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