Copycat starbucks perfect oatmeal – iowa girl eats

Gluten-free Copycat Starbucks Perfect Oatmeal tastes just like the real thing, yet is easily made at home!

I am a coffee shop junkie. Banana bread baking powder There is nowhere I like working better than the Starbucks just down the road from my house. How to do banana bread The smell of strong coffee in the air, the hum of the milk frother, and people streaming in and out for their daily caffeine fix is the perfect combo of scent, sound, and activity to keep me energized but focused on the task at hand.


No matter what I order to sip on, I almost always snag a cup of Starbucks Perfect Oatmeal to devour, complete with all three topping choices, of course. Banana banana bread recipe The oatmeal is aptly named as it truly is…perfect! Perfectly sweet, perfectly creamy, perfectly filling. One banana banana bread I just love it. Banana bread 3 bananas Doesn’t matter if I’m there in the morning or afternoon – it’s perfect brain fuel any time of day.

I don’t get down to the coffee shop to work as much these days, now that I have my sweet snowman at home, so if I want my Starbucks oatmeal fix on the regular I’ve got to make it at home. Banana bread recipe with milk Good thing Copycat Starbucks Perfect Oatmeal is a CINCH to make!

Copycat Starbucks Perfect Oatmeal is my third and final recipe utilizing Fisher Nuts (see my Crunchy Quinoa Granola and Mini Pumpkin Sticky Buns for more #ThinkFisher recipes!) and comes at a perfect time as February is American Heart Health Month. Banana bread recipe with butter This recipe is HIGH on heart-healthiness!

Cholesterol-lowering, heart-healthy old fashioned oatmeal is naturally sweetened with fresh banana and brown sugar, then mixed with omega-3 fatty acid-rich flaxseed meal, and topped with a tasty trio of Fisher nuts including chopped walnuts, pecans, and sliced almonds, which are great sources of mono- and poly- unsaturated fats (that’s the good kind of fat for your ticker, y’all.)

Starbucks Perfect Oatmeal wouldn’t be complete without a flourish of dried fruit so I sprinkled on their signature combo of dried cherries, cranberries and blueberries then added a sliced banana for extra heft and health. Banana bread without brown sugar I usually snag one from the fruit basket at my Starbucks and it felt right to do the same thing at home.

The next time you find yourself Starbucks-less – try this heart-healthy, perfect oatmeal at home for breakfast, or as fuel for an afternoon of work!

Start by adding 1/2 cup each water and milk to a saucepan. Banana bread with two bananas You can use whatever milk you’ve got on hand – I used unsweetened vanilla almond breeze. Banana bread with butter Next add 1/2 sliced banana (we’ll use the other half in a sec.) Not sure why I felt the need to bare hand these!

Finally add 1/2 cup certified gluten-free old fashioned oats – not quick cooking or instant oats, which are just old fashioned oats that have been chopped up to cook faster.

Turn the heat to medium then start stirring when the liquid begins to bubble, mashing the banana as it cooks to help melt it into the oatmeal. Best banana nut bread recipe ever Continue cooking for about 5 minutes, or until nearly all the liquid has been absorbed.

FYI: the oatmeal will thicken slightly as it cools, so make sure there’s a little bit of liquid left!

Take the pan off the heat then stir in 1 Tablespoon brown sugar (or more or less depending on how sweet you like your oatmeal,) 1 Tablespoon gluten-free ground flaxseed meal and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.

Topping time! Starbucks’ nut packet (ummm) comes with a combination of chopped walnuts, pecans, and sliced almonds, but you can use whatever you’ve got on hand. How long to cook banana bread You’ll need 3 Tablespoons nuts total.

The content of Starbuck’s dried fruit packet is always changing I feel, so I went for a combo of 2 teaspoons each dried cherries, dried blueberries, and dried cranberries. Awesome banana bread Again, feel free to use whatever dried fruit you’ve got on hand!

Sprinkle the nuts, dried fruit and remaining banana slices on top of the hot oatmeal, pour yourself a cup of hot coffee, then dive in!

• 1 Tablespoon each pecans, walnuts, sliced almonds (or whatever you have on hand)

• 2 teaspoons each dried cherries, dried blueberries, dried cranberries (or whatever you have on hand)

• Combine oats, water, milk, and half the banana slices in a saucepan over medium heat. Banana bread przepis Once bubbling, stir and cook until oats are creamy and have nearly absorbed all the liquid, about 5 minutes, using the back of a wooden spoon or spatula to mash banana slices as they cook.

• Remove pan from heat then stir in brown sugar, flaxseed meal, and vanilla. Banana bread 4 bananas Scrape into a bowl then top with remaining banana slices, nuts, and dried fruit.

This recipe is courtesy of Iowa Girl Eats, http://iowagirleats.com.

I literally licked this bowl clean – it was so deliciously perfect! At Starbucks you can pick and choose between brown sugar, nuts, and dried fruit toppings to add to your oatmeal, so feel free to do the same here. How to make banana bread with 2 bananas Don’t like dried fruit? Don’t add it. Banana bread recipe baking powder Want to cut down on sugar? Nix it! Totally your call. Banana cake bread Enjoy!

Starbucks oatmeal is my go-to breakfast when I’m in the airport as it seems to be one of the healthiest options I can find. Banana bread with 3 bananas I have to admit that I like my own oatmeal so much better that I never thought to copy theirs. Best homemade banana bread 🙂 I’m with you, though, in loving sitting in a coffee shop. Banana bread recipe with 3 bananas Oh, the smells. Banana bread plain flour I wish I could bottle that smell!

I have to admit that I’m a quick oats junkie, but you have inspired me to take a few extra minutes to make the good ol’ fashioned oats for a change.

Oh, and it is so much when when the littles get big enough to enjoy the coffee shops too!

My oldest LOVES oatmeal! I will have to give this a whirl for him because he loves all of the nuts and fruit you’ve added as well. Banana bread resepti His usual favorite combo is some kind of fresh berry and a trickle of honey. Banana bread origin We use steel cut oats and vanilla almond milk to make our oatmeal. Rezept banana bread I’ve never understood the difference between steel cut and old fashioned. Banana bread with plain flour Is there one?

Did you know you can ask them to make the oatmeal with milk? They’ll just steam milk like they would a latte and pour that in instead of water. How long is banana bread good for I always get my oatmeal with milk so it’s creamier 🙂 Love this copycat recipe though! I’ll be trying it out soon for sure!

Ah!!! In love with this recipe!!:) Thank you for sharing!!! I’m a coffee house junkie too, it’s so amazingly so relaxing and energizing at the same time:)

I love oatmeal and can’t go without morning bowl of vanilla, cardamom, cinnamon, fresh ginger and coconut flour to make it extra creamy:) I love the Bobs Red Mill Gluten Free Extra Thick Osts, they are so plump and hearty!! Plus Fisher’s makes my favorite black walnuts and almond slivers as the perfect topping:) Thanks for sharing this!!:)

Avid follower. Banana bread recipe with two bananas I just found out that some almond milks have an undesirable ingredient. 2 banana banana bread CARREGEENAN, although made from seaweed can cause inflammation. Banana and bread None of us need more inflammation since it is common in most ailments. Banana bread recipe without nuts SILK products don’t contain it. What is banana bread It’s amazing how many products we’ve known and trusted have this ingredient. Banana bread cooking time I know by reading your recipes that you care about good health. How long do you bake banana bread Your thoughts on this are welcomed.

I was just thinking about this this week, as I recently found out my favorite coffee creamer has carrageenan in it (SoDelicious Coconut Milk Creamer) as well as the almond milk brand I prefer. Banana bread with 1 banana For me personally, I’m ok with it in small amounts like in my coffee, oatmeal and cereal. Baking powder banana bread That being said, if there’s an alternative that does not have it in there, I’d definitely give it a try. Banana bread with 4 bananas I’ll look for Silk’s brand of almond milk at the store next time I go!

Made this oatmeal this morning. How long do you cook banana bread It was super yummy! I didn’t have the ground flaxseed – but will pick some up next time I am in the grocery store. How many bananas for banana bread Would this oatmeal be okay to make ahead of time and reheat?

This is amazing!! I have always just made plain ole quick oats in the microwave. Banana bread baking time They were OK – but not nearly as creamy and amazing as this!!!!

One question – I found one teaspoon to be a lot for one single bowl – a bit overwhelming. Banana bread bananas I am guessing it wasn’t a misprint since no one else commented on that? Anyway, I used about 1/2 a teaspoon and that was so much better.

I also keep slivered almonds in my freezer and just dump them from the freezer into the oatmeal – they are perfect and last forever!!

Wow ! I’ve been an avid follower for awhile now & I can’t believe I’ve never seen this recipe ! Two questions though .. Banana bread temperature Can this be made with steel cut oats ? How would I go about incorporating protein powder for that added boost? Cannot wait to try this . Banana bread muffins easy Thanks for sharing sub amazing recipes, cannot wait to see all the tasty gluten free ones.

Hey Carly! You could make this with steel cut oats – I’d just follow package directions for how much more milk/water you’d need to add. Pictures of banana bread I’ve never used protein powder in anything except smoothies so I’m not sure how it would affect the taste/consistency. Moist banana bread recipie I think a dollop of peanut or almond butter on top would be a tasty way to get some extra protein in!

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