Nutty Oats with Berries

The perfect summer breakfast to combine fresh seasonal cherries with whole grains.

nutty oats breakfast

Nutty Oats with Berries

Servings 4
Author First Line Therapy


  • 2 Cups water
  • 1/2 Cup steel cut oats or 1 Cup 5 minute gluten free oats
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 3 Tbsp whole almonds
  • 3 Tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • 3 Tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 Cup cherries or blueberries
  • Cinnamon for garnish
  • optional - stevia to taste
  • optional - 1-3 Tbsp unsweetened almond or coconut milk to taste


  • Bring water to boil and stir in oats and salt. When mix begins to thicken, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes for regular oats, or 20 minutes for steel cut.
  • Stir occasionally.
  • In second pan, heat almonds and seeds over low heat 5-7 minutes to toast. Remove from heat.
  • When oats reach desired consistency, divide into 4 servings, add 2 Tbsp nuts and seeds and 2-3 Tbsp fruit. Add garnish and optional items to taste.


To ease digestion, soak oats in water overnight and drain before cooking in the morning
1 serving 205 calories, 24g carbohydrates, 7g protein, 10g fat

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