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Breakfast Oatmeal Bar Self-Serve Toppings

Make a DIY self-serve Breakfast Oatmeal Bar using different toppings such as fresh fruit, dried fruit, brown sugar, and honey. This is a great plan for breakfast, brunch, or lunch where each person can choose their own toppings for their bowl of oatmeal making this a highly customizable meal option. This is an easy prep meal that works great for families or when feeding house guests.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Breakfast or Snack, Brunch, Lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people


  • 1/2 cup mango
  • 1/2 cup blackberries
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup raisins golden
  • 6 packets oatmeal, steel cut
  • 4 1/2 cups water to make oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup honey approximate
  • 1/2 cup strawberries


  • Dice all fruit and add to individual bowls.
  • Add brown sugar, raisins, and nuts to individual bowls. Set out bowls in a line like a buffet.
  • Prepare oatmeal according to package instructions. Better Oats brand's directions calls for 3/4 cup of water per packet of oatmeal.
  • Add desired toppings and enjoy.
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