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4 Delicious Breakfast Oats Ideas For Fussy Eaters!

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For quite some time now, we’ve all been stressing on the importance of eating healthy, nutritious food. What’s more, eating your meals on time is just as important as eating the right kind of food. So how do you ensure that your daily intake of proteins and required nutrition is above the normal level?

This is a question that resonates with a lot of young mothers out there. Is your child a fussy eater? Are you worried that your child hasn’t been eating well? As a concerned parent, you definitely want your children to be eating the right kind of food without all the fuss. And with breakfast being the first and most important meal of the day, you want to ensure your child is both willing and happy to eat something that’s healthy.

Well, guess what? There’s nothing more fun and nutritious than a big bowl of delicious oats, personalised to suit your child’s palate! Oats aren’t boring anymore; oh no, they’re anything but. And with the variety of yummy ingredients that you can add to a regular bowl of oats, you can now make your child’s breakfast look as fun as it is delicious!

Don’t believe us? Here are 4 amazing and simple recipes that you must whip up for your kids. Transform that plain old bowl of oats into a work of art. We can promise beaming smiles and a clean bowl after!



1. Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Bowl

Children never say no to cookies; mothers do! But with this fantastic recipe, our aim is to keep both sides happy. This is the yumminess of cookies and the health benefits of oats combined in one seriously delicious breakfast bowl!

Here’s what you need:

  • 1 cup of Quaker Oats
  • 1/4 cup of raisins
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup skimmed milk
  • A pinch of salt
  • Toppings of your choice (almonds/honey)

How to make it:

Mix up all your ingredients in a bowl and refrigerate overnight. If you don’t want to do that, make sure to refrigerate it for at least three solid hours. Stir it with a spoon at regular intervals to build up the creamy consistency. You can add a bit of milk or even some honey, for the same. Top it with chopped raisins and a sprinkle of cinnamon powder to garnish.



2. Strawberry & Chocolate Oats

This recipe has the best of both worlds: it gives your child the sheer joy of eating chocolate and as a parent, the satisfaction of some good fruit intake. What could be better?

Here’s what you need:

  • 1 cup of Quaker Oats
  • 3/4 cup chopped strawberries
  • Chocolate syrup
  • 1/2 cup skimmed milk

Here’s how to make it:

Add the oats, milk, and chocolate syrup in a bowl. Wait until the oats soak up all the milk, making sure you stir occasionally. Once that’s done, top the bowl of oats with freshly cut, juicy strawberries and a generous helping of chocolate syrup to garnish.



3. Overnight Banana Oats

The wholesomeness of a fruit that is easiest to persuade a child to eat, when combined with the goodness of oats, makes for the healthiest and the tastiest meal.

Here’s what you need:

  • 1 cup of Quaker Oats
  • ½ cup of milk
  • 2 small ripe bananas
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp honey
  • Chopped nuts

Here’s how to make it:

This is an extremely easy bowl to whip up. All of you have to do is combine the ingredients in a blender and mix it well. Pour the mixture into a container and refrigerate it overnight. Top it with some freshly cut bananas, a drizzle of honey, and some chopped nuts to garnish. It’s such a wonderful breakfast treat!



4. Dates & Oats Bowl

This recipe brings the goodness of oats mixed with the rich health benefits of dates. A smattering of chocolate shavings can be added to the recipe to keep your little ones happy.

Here’s what you need:

  • 1 cup Quaker Oats
  • ¼ cup of pitted and chopped dates
  • Drinking chocolate powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup of water
  • A handful of hazelnuts

Here’s how to make it:

Combine the dates, oats, drinking chocolate powder and a pinch of salt into a microwaveable container. Pour in water bit by bit and keep stirring. Pop it into the oven for about 5 minutes, then stir again. Once you’re happy with the consistency, garnish with some chopped dates and hazelnuts for an energy-packed breakfast!


If these recipes have you charged up and raring to go, you might want to read this bit of news. Renowned international Chef Vikas Khanna is hosting a fantastic competition called #BringYourTastiestBowl using your trusty pack of Quaker Oats. Every week, he comes up with a brand new challenge, and this week it’s all about whipping up some delicious, kid-friendly breakfast oats!

What’s more, you could also win a chance to receive Rs 50 lakhs!* For others, you might still win a chance to participate in an upcoming show hosted by Chef Khanna himself! So go on, cook up a storm with your tastiest bowl!

Participate in the challenge here.
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* This is a dedicated post in collaboration with Quaker Oats.


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