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A healthy, delicious and fun breakfast recipe doesn’t need to be time consuming or complicated!  This recipe for Purple Blueberry Oatmeal is the perfect example.  In fact, it’s so great that my twin three year old sons eat it for breakfast almost every single day!  But don’t worry – this recipe is perfect for kids and adults alike.

This is how you make it:

1 – In a microwave safe bowl, add the oatmeal or oat bran, cinnamon, salt and water.

2 – Microwave on high for about one minute and forty seconds, but watch the last few moments to make sure it doesn’t overflow!  Alternatively, you can cook your oats via stove top according to the package directions.

3 – Afterwards, add the ground flaxseed, frozen wild blueberries, and splash of nondairy milk and stir well to combine.

4 – Add sweetener, if you so desire! My boys prefer good ol’ maple syrup.


This is what my two boys see in front of them almost every morning lately! Except, the banana doesn’t always look this organized. 🙂

Watch this video to see how I make this oatmeal!

Purple Blueberry Oatmeal

Makes about one adult serving* (or two little kid servings)


  • 1/3 cup Rolled Old Fashioned Oats or Oat Bran (HERE is the oat bran that I use)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon (or Pumpkin Pie Spice)
  • 2/3 cup Water
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1/2 Tb. Ground Flaxseeds (HERE is the ground flaxseed I use)
  • 1/2 cup Frozen Wild Blueberries
  • Splash of Non-Dairy Milk
  • Sweetener of Choice

*For those who would like a slightly larger portion, up the oats to 1/2 cup and the water to one full cup.


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