Not that there's anything wrong with 'em, but is anyone else tired of the same old oatmeal toppings? Mixed berries, almond butter, and chopped walnuts can only hold our interest for so long. But that doesn't mean oatmeal should go anywhere. It's loaded with fiber and has been shown to lower cholesterol, making it a tried and true breakfast superfood. So how do you mix things up when you're in an oatmeal slump? We asked some of our favorite nutrition experts for creative combinations to try, starting with fruit.
You've probably tried a whole bunch of fruity toppings already, but get creative with fruity options like pear, nectarine, mango, pineapple, and more, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics spokesperson Vandana Sheth, R.D.N, CDE, suggests.