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Bowl filled with purple colored blueberry oatmeal, topped with cream and fresh blueberries.
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5 from 4 votes

Blueberry Oatmeal

Rich and creamy Oatmeal made with fresh, juicy blueberries, a hint of vanilla and a splash of cream. Skip the instant packets and enjoy this easy to make recipe that is ready in only 15 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 247kcal
Author: Serene



  • 1 cup Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • 1 cup water
  • cup milk
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup blueberries


  • heavy cream
  • fresh blueberries


  • Boil: Add all ingredients to a saucepan and heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally until mixture starts to boil.
  • Burst Berries: When the edges start to bubble (after 3-5 minutes) reduce heat to low. Using the back of a spoon burst the blueberries by pressing against the side of the pot.
  • Simmer: Place lid on top of pot and continue cooking an additional 3-5 minutes until oats are thickened and cooked to desired consistency.
  • Topping: Serve the oatmeal in bowls and top with a splash of cream and fresh blueberries.


Old Fashioned Oats: Also called Rolled Oats, have a short cooking time and require 2 cups of liquid per every cup of oats. Keep this ratio if doubling this recipe. (There is an additional 1/4 cup of liquid called for in this recipe to ensure creamy oats!)
  • Steel Cut Oats: 3 cups of liquid per 1 cup of oats. Take longer to cook, plan on 15-20 minutes to cook. 
  • Quick Oats: cook quickly, these still require 2 cups of liquid per 1 cup of oats.
  • Milk: feel free to use any dairy free milk of your choosing. 
  • Maple Syrup: can be substituted for any sweetener of your choice. 
Milk: use milk of preference
Maple Syrup: can substitute with any sweetener of choice. 
Berries: can substitute frozen berries for fresh, treat the same in the recipe, cook until thawed and softened before bursting in the oatmeal. 


Calories: 247kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 245mg | Potassium: 315mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 191IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 156mg | Iron: 1mg