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How to Enjoy Oatmeal in Summertime

Tasty, hearty oatmeal isn't just for cold weather. Nutrition Diva has an easy way to enjoy this healthy breakfast

By
Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS,

Hot oatmeal is a great way to warm up on a cold winter morning but there’s no need to put the oats away when the temperature climbs. Instead of cooking them into porridge, you can enjoy rolled oats as a cold cereal.

Muesli, for example, is a cold cereal made of rolled oats and dried fruit. Unlike granola, muesli is usually low in fat and added sugars.

Bonus Tip: If you have a copy of my new book, Nutrition Diva's Secrets for a Healthy Diet, look on page 199 for another one of my favorite warm weather breakfasts, featuring rolled oats and yogurt.

Oatmeal image courtesy of Shutterstock.

About the Author

Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS

Monica Reinagel is a board-certified licensed nutritionist, author, and the creator of one of iTunes' most highly ranked health and fitness podcasts. Her advice is regularly featured on the TODAY show, Dr. Oz, NPR, and in the nation's leading newspapers, magazines, and websites. Do you have a nutrition question? Call the Nutrition Diva listener line at 443-961-6206. Your question could be featured on the show. 

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