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Creamy Blueberry-Pecan Oatmeal

Creamy Blueberry-Pecan Oatmeal

In this satisfying, on-the-go oatmeal recipe, protein-rich Greek yogurt, crunchy pecans and sweet berries make this the perfect healthy breakfast. Short on time in the morning? Try our overnight oatmeal variation.


1 serving

Prep Time

10 minutes

Total Time

10 minutes


  • 1cup water
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2cup blueberries, fresh or frozen, thawed
  • 2tablespoons nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1tablespoon toasted chopped pecans
  • 2teaspoons pure maple syrup


  1. Bring water and salt to a boil in a small saucepan. Stir in oats, reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring occasionally, until most of the liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat, cover and let stand 2 to 3 minutes. Top with blueberries, yogurt, pecans and syrup.


People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use oats that are labeled “gluten-free,” as oats are often cross-contaminated with wheat and barley.

Overnight oats variation, combine 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats with 1/2 cup water and a pinch of salt in a jar or bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight. In the morning, add toppings, as desired. Eat cold or heat up. Makes about 1 cup.

Steel-cut oats variation, bring 1 cup water and a pinch of salt to a boil in a small saucepan. Add 1/3 cup steel-cut oats, reduce heat to a bare simmer, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until most of the liquid is absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, 2 to 3 minutes. Add toppings. Makes about 3/4 cup.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (recipe makes 1 serving)

Calories 290.51kcal
Carbohydrate Total 48.62g
Total Sugars 17.61g
Added Sugars 9g
Fiber 6.43g
Total Fat 8.26g
Saturated Fat 0.98g
Mono Saturated Fat 3.83g
Cholesterol 0.21mg
Sodium 164.91mg
Protein 9.04g
Potassium 305.23mg
Calcium 80.94mg
Chromium 0.33mcg
Folate 7.91mcg
Iron 1.86mg
Magnesium 60.95mg
Omega-6 1g
Trans Fatty Acid 0g
Vitamin A 44.9IU
Vitamin D 0IU
Vitamin B12 0.05mcg
Vitamin C 7.25mg
Vitamin E 1mg
Zinc 0.77mg
Phosphorus 215.99mg
Vitamin B3 0.41mg

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