Recipe: Cheerful, pink oatmeal

It is spring ladies and gentlemen, and how wonderful I am! You will be happy about this! For that reason I thought: let me think of a super cheerful breakfast for a good start of your day. Put those boring sandwiches on the side, and give your morning some color with my pink oatmeal, a cheerful oatmeal porridge.

Hearty and healthy breakfast

The popularity of oatmeal has risen extremely fast in recent years. It used to be a 'grandma breakfast', old-fashioned and boring: nowadays everyone who wants to be healthy slurps a plate of oatmeal in the morning. Why oatmeal is healthy? Well for these reasons:

  • It fills well and long so that you are less hungry again.
  • It contains a lot of fiber which is good for bowel movements (and against constipation).
  • It contains important minerals and B vitamins.
  • It lowers cholesterol.
  • It reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • Oatmeal is naturally gluten-free (useful for people with gluten intolerance).

Oatmeal pimping

Let me be very honest: only boiling oatmeal in milk and then eating is really nothing. It is then tasteless and more comparable to a bite of cardboard. A porridge is only delicious if you 'pimp' it a bit. So you have to add some flavor and then make it more fun with so-called 'toppings'. Now, of course, you should not put sugar in your oatmeal porridge. I often use a little bit of sweetener (liquid from natrena), cinnamon and some vanilla extract. As a topping I opt for some fruit and voila: delicious and healthy breakfast.

I had a very long 'oatmeal period' during which I developed various recipes with oatmeal. You will probably encounter these in the future. But because the weather is better now, and because I have a daughter, I wanted to share this pink oatmeal with you!

Cheerful, pink oatmeal

Have you ever become so happy with a breakfast? Not right? By the way: this is not only fun for yourself, but also for your children! Maybe they want it now!


  • 40 grams of oatmeal
  • 150 ml of semi-skimmed milk or soy milk
  • 125 grams of half frozen raspberries
  • Coconut grater
  • For garnish: blueberries, raspberries and coconut grater
  • Sweetener or honey

Preparation of pink oatmeal

Bring 40 grams of oatmeal with 150 ml of semi-skimmed milk or soy milk and gently simmer over medium heat. When it almost boils, add 125 grams of half-frozen raspberries. If necessary, lengthen the porridge with water if it becomes too solid. Throw well so that the raspberries can thaw.

Add a tl coconut grater and let it warm up a little while you keep on stirring regularly. To make it sweeter you can add some sweetener, Stevia or a tablespoon of honey. Garnish with some raspberries, blueberries a little coconut grater.

Eat your pink oatmeal tasty!

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