5 Savory Oatmeal Toppings

Give your routine oatmeal a major makeover.

5 Savory Oatmeal Toppings

By Reina Berger

Oatmeal is often considered the ultimate nutritious breakfast food. Packed with calcium, potassium, and heart-healthy fiber, oats score major points in the health department and keep you feeling full and satisfied all morning long. While sweet toppings like fresh fruit, brown sugar, and raisins are typically par for the course, there’s something to be said for switching to the savory side. If you want to give your staple breakfast a makeover, check out these outside-the-box toppings for inspiration.


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Sausage

Sausage

Another way to jazz up your oatmeal is by tossing some chopped sausage in. Just stick to lean options like turkey, and check that the sodium content isn’t too high. This satisfying, protein-rich topping will add the texture and flavor you’re looking for.

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