There’s no other way to put it: oatmeal is a legendary breakfast. Convenient, cheap, healthy, and delectable, it gets top marks in every category of breakfast satisfaction.
Oatmeal is the Tim Duncan of breakfasts: inauspicious, consistent, and an all time great.
I’ve recently had an oatmeal resurgence in my own life, and I’m planning on making it my standard breakfast. It’s warm and tasty on a winter morning, and packs a Cassius Clay level punch of fiber. My personal recipe calls for a liberal does of fresh berries atop the oats, which adds much needed texture diversity and an enormous amount of antioxidants (I have no idea what antioxidants do to my body, but I’m pretty sure it’s awesome).
It’s a simple recipe — cook the oats as instructed on your oatmeal container. Then put in a bowl with toppings:
Really there’s not a lot more to say. You just have no reason not to be eating oatmeal.
And because the lighting in my kitchen was amazing, another picture of everyone’s favorite hot breakfast cereal.