Coffee Growing Oatmeal

Oct 11 2018
A few weeks ago, Hungry Girl Lisa went into mad-scientist mode in the Hungryland kitchen. She decided to make her famous growing oatmeal with COFFEE instead of water. She emerged triumphant with the PERFECT concoction. And today, we’re sharing her genius coffee-infused breakfast! Feel free to experiment with your favorite coffee and add-ins...

Hungry Girl's Healthy Coffee Growing Oatmeal Recipe

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Entire recipe: 196 calories, 5.5g total fat (0.5g sat fat), 333mg sodium, 30.5g carbs, 5g fiber, 1.5g sugars, 6.5g protein

Green Plan SmartPoints® value 5*
Blue Plan (Freestyle) SmartPoints® value 5*

Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 1*

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes

Cool: 10 minutes


8 oz. (1 cup) unsweetened vanilla almond milk

8 oz. (1 cup) brewed coffee

1/2 cup old-fashioned oats

1/4 tsp. vanilla extract

1/8 tsp. cinnamon

Dash salt

1 packet natural no-calorie sweetener (like Truvia)

Optional toppings: cocoa powder, mini semi-sweet chocolate chips


In a medium nonstick pot, combine all ingredients except sweetener.

Bring to a boil, and then reduce to a simmer.

Cook and stir until thick and creamy, 12 - 15 minutes.

Transfer to a bowl, and stir in sweetener. Cool until thickened, 5 - 10 minutes.


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