steel cut oats 2 ways

Fill up on fiber and protein with steel cut oats! A simple and hearty breakfast, oats are a great canvas to dress up with healthy add-ins and toppings. Try your favorite clean eating go-to’s or follow our lead with topping recommendations below.

Makes: 2 Servings
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes


Steel Cut Oats

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • Drizzle of maple syrup

Toppings — French Vanilla Oats

  • 2-3 tablespoons Svelte® French Vanilla Protein Shake
  • Handful of frozen blueberries
  • 1 fig
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon dried cranberries
  • Sprinkle of cinnamon

Toppings — Chocolate Oats

  • 2-3 tablespoons of Svelte® Chocolate Protein Shake
  • 3 tablespoons pomegranate seeds
  • 1-2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon cacao nibs
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flakes


  1. Boil water in medium-sized pot.
  2. Add salt and steel cut oats to boiling water. Cover with lid and turn heat down to low.
  3. Cook 20-25 minutes until oats are cooked to desired tenderness and thickness.
  4. Drizzle maple syrup over oats and stir in for sweetness.
  5. For French Vanilla Oats top with Svelte® French Vanilla, blueberries, fig, pumpkin seeds, dried cranberries, and cinnamon.

For Chocolate Oats top with Svelte® Chocolate, pomegranate, chia seeds, almond butter, cacao nibs, and coconut flakes.


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