Nutrient-Rich Oatmeal Cups

May 03, 2023

Oatmeal is not my top choice when it comes to nutrient-rich breakfasts, but it can be an easy, warm breakfast to have on hand. To increase the nutrients, add some protein, and make this a more satisfying and blood sugar friendly meal I stirred in some eggs. Eggs also provide a great source of protein along with other micronutrients like iodine, B-vitamins, zinc, choline, and DHA to promote healing and enrich breast milk to support the baby's proper growth and development. I added in some warming spices - cinnamon and ginger - which are traditionally included in postpartum nutrition to improve circulation, support energy and digestion, and increase milk supply. 


  • 6 cups water
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 3 cups organic rolled oats (spouted is ideal) 
  • 4 eggs 
  • 2 tbsp butter 
  • 1 tsp cinnamon 
  • 1 tsp ginger powder 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 



  1. Bring the water and salt to a boil. Stir in the oats and reduce the heat to low-medium. Cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Once the oatmeal is cooked, whisk the eggs in a small bowl. Slowly incorporate the warm oatmeal into the bowl of eggs while stirring constantly to avoid curdling your eggs. Do this with about 1 cup of oatmeal, then combine the egg mixture into the pot of oatmeal and cook over the stove for 3-4 minutes while stirring. 
  3. Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla and any spices you're adding.  
  4. Transfer to Souper Cube mold and let it cool before transferring to the freezer. 
  5. Once they are completely frozen, transfer them to a plastic bag or other storage container. 
  6. To enjoy, just reheat the oatmeal and add any toppings you like, like greek yogurt, milk, berries or raw honey. 



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