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Stumped about what to give your kids for breakfast because they’re sick of the same old, same old? These 5 Nutritious Toppings for Oatmeal will shake things up and get you out of your everyday breakfast rut! We’re really big oatmeal eaters in our house. Even in the summer when it’s warm outside you can still find us eating it weekly. Oatmeal is affordable, quick to make, super nutritious and a great canvas for any toppings your family loves.

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I’m constantly mixing the toppings I serve with oatmeal so the kids don’t get bored. I want to make sure they’re really healthy, but also add a touch of sweet and often something crunchy, chewy or just mind blowingly delicious like chocolate, coconut and bananas mixed together!

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How about Raspberries, blackberries and blueberries with a swirl of honey and Go and Grow Food Mix Ins sprinkled in for those kids who might not be getting all of the nutrients they need. It’s the perfect addition to foods as babies transition from breast milk or formula to solids too!

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Or your Oatmeal made in the Crockpot with Go and Grow Food Mix Ins swirled in and a variety of chopped apples, cinnamon and a touch of cinnamon on top?

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Peanut butter and fresh strawberries is an all time favorite and a great way to stay away from added sugar by using naturally delicious strawberries and protein packed peanut butter. Your kids PB&J never tasted so good!

What nutritious toppings do you put in your growing kids oatmeal?

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Catherine is a mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. I create simple, healthy recipes the whole family will love.


  1. I’ll actually put some broccoli puree in and a little shredded cheddar cheese and make broccoli cheese oatmeal. Oatmeal isn’t just for breakfast! 😉

  2. We love to add fresh fruit (any kind of berries, peaches, bananas, etc) and a spoon full of almond or cashew butter.

  3. We love Nutella swirled in steel cut crockpot oats topped with crushed, toasted hazelnuts and sprinkled with either fresh raspberries or sliced strawberries – so decadent for breakfast!

  4. I am very interested in trying the Mix-ins! I think it’s a great way to enhance my son’s diet!

  5. I love cinnamon and maple syrup in my oatmeal, or honey. Not too sweet. Sometimes flaked coconut, yum!

  6. In our house, we love to top our oatmeal with cinnamon, pecans, a dash of maple syrup and a pinch of pink himalayan sea salt. Thanks for the chance to win.

  7. Thanks for the great ideas. I put fresh berries and sometimes a few vegan chocolate chips on my daughter’s oatmeal. I also stir in some coconut oil for extra nutrition.

  8. My daughter’s favorite: bananas, maple syrup, peanut butter! Sometimes a few apple slices, if she’s feeling adventurous.

  9. Peanut butter and bananas! We also do a modified riff off of a carrot cake with shredded carrots, cinnamon, raisins, and dried chopped pineapple 🙂

  10. For my food allergy toddler, we swirl in sun butter and home made fruit purée

  11. We top our oatmeal with a sprinkling of cinnamon, a spoonful of peanut butter, and some chopped bananas. Delicious!

  12. This is a great idea. We make our own goat yogurt for the probiotics and I make pop from the yogurt with bananas and strawberries.. it is so yummy.

  13. We do fresh berries, some plain Greek yogurt, and a touch of honey for our play on berries and cream. So yummy and my toddler loves it

  14. We do raisins, walnuts and cinnamon quite a bit. I also like to stir in some ground flaxseed

  15. I love adding raisins or apples with cinnamon. It is always a huge hit in our household.

  16. Love to add flaxseed, walnuts, dried fruit and a dash of maple syrup or honey and vanilla!

  17. We love steel cut oats in the crock pot overnight with cinnamon, apples, and flaxseed…yummy!

  18. We LOVE oatmeal with raisins, a swirl off honey and small sprinkles of brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg

  19. Peanut butter and bananas or bananas with a swirl of honey and hemp hearts

  20. We usually do brown sugar and cinnamon…looking forward to trying some of these healthier options!

  21. I have been looking for mix ins and wondering where to use them. I will certainly give oatmeal a try

  22. We add dried cranberries, toasted walnuts, and honey. Another combination that is great is cinnamon with toasted walnuts and maple syrup.

  23. I love these mix ins, it can be so hard to get toddlers to eat.

  24. Dried apricots and cardamom
    Dates, ham, olive oil, Rosemary, S&P. Options abound!
    Hope to win!

  25. Peanut butter and fresh strawberries look delicious! We’ll have to try that next time!

  26. What a wonderful giveaway! I have a picky eater (really picky eater) and this gift package would be wonderful for her!! Thank you for such a great opportunity!

  27. I SO need this!! I have a picky eater who would very much benefit from this product.

  28. My whole family loves bananas and a sprinkle of brown sugar on oatmeal.

  29. I’m really interested in trying Similac Go & Grow mix ins. Anything that I can do to enhance my toddlers’ (ages 2 and 4) nutrition would be a great thing!

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