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Healthy Breakfast Crème Brûlée

Yields1 ServingPrep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins

I love oatmeal. I really do. But my biggest complaint about oatmeal is that it's quite visually unappealing. So making oatmeal sexy was one of my goals. It's so tasty and healthy, and I think more people would enjoy it if it didn't look like a big, grayish-brown blob. Did I succeed?

Healthy Breakfast Creme Brulee Main 1

 1 cup old-fashioned oats
 2 cups water
 1 cup unsweetened berries
 ¼ cup nuts, chopped
 ½ cup dried berries
 ½ teaspoon salt
 2 tablespoons brown sugar
 ¼ cup maple syrup

Bring 2 cups water to a boil and add in 1 cup old-fashioned oats and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Reduce to a low simmer and cook for five minutes. Remove from the heat and let sit covered for two minutes.

Old Fashioned Oats 1


Cooking Oatmeal 1


Divide 1 cup berries (I used frozen as fresh are not in season yet here), 1/4 cup nuts, and 1/4 cup dried berries along with the oatmeal between two ramekins.


Top with the 2 tablespoons brown sugar. If you want to add in 1/4 cup maple syrup, do it before adding the brown sugar.

brown sugar 3


Place the ramekins on a baking sheet and in the broiler on high for about 5 minutes, making sure it doesn't burn.

Healthy Breakfast Creme Brulee 1


Serve warm and enjoy!

Healthy Breakfast Creme Brulee Full 1

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1