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Grace’s Instant (Healthy and Satisfying) Oatmeal Picks

Breakfast is a tricky meal. I used to struggle daily, wanting to start my day with a healthy meal and not still feel hungry after I’ve eaten. This combo is difficult to achieve, especially if you want your breakfast to actually taste good! I finally found the solution.

Oatmeal has a bad rep. But what if I told you that I found Instant Oatmeal brands that bring oatmeal from boring and bland to delicious, satisfying, and healthy?

Intrigued? Keep reading.

Please note: all opinions are my own!

My rating: based on Taste (0-10), Health, and Satisfying/filling (0-10) factors!


My Favorite Instant Oatmeal Brand Picks:

  1. Nature’s Path
  • Nature’s Path has some awesome flavors and textures in each bite! I love this oatmeal, and it’s surprisingly filling! In my opinion, this is a delicious and nutritious way to start your morning, too!
  • Favorite flavor: Chocolate Cinnamon Pecan; Coconut Cashew
  • Taste: 9
  • Health: 220 calories, 6g fat, 6g fiber, 9g sugar, 7g protein (Chocolate)
  • Satisfying: 9

  1. ThinkThin
  • ThinkThin has some great flavors that satisfy my sweet tooth without overdoing it with pancakes and waffles. With plenty of fiber and protein, this oatmeal is quite filling as well!
  • Favorite flavors: Honey Peanut Butter; Madagascar Vanilla, Almonds, and Pecans
  • Taste: 8 (yummy flavors with real ingredients you can recognize!)
  • Health: 190 calories, 3.5g fat, 5g fiber, 9g sugar, 10g protein (Vanilla)
  • Satisfying: 7

  1. McDougall’s Organic
  • McDougall’s Organic is a super innovative instant oatmeal brand that allows me to add as much flavor (and sugar) that I want! Starting off with a plain oatmeal base, add just the right amount of flavor that I crave!
  • Favorite flavor: Maple
  • Taste: 7 with flavor packet, 4 without
  • Health: 270 calories with full flavor packet, 3.5g fat, 7g fiber, 18g sugar (customizable though!), 6g protein
  • Satisfying: 8

  1. Quaker Organic Packet
  • Quaker Organic Packets are little packets of deliciousness! Not too sweet and with all natural flavors, these packets are the perfect option with a side of fruit!
  • Favorite flavor: Maple & Brown Sugar
  • Taste: 7
  • Health: 150 calories, 2g fat, 1g fiber, 12g sugar, 4g protein
  • Satisfying: 4

  1. Honorable mention: McCann’s Irish Oatmeal


6. Honorable mention: Bob’s Red Hill


7. Honorable mention: Quaker Instant Steel Cut Oats


8. Honorable mention: Whole Foods 365 Multigrain with Flax

Please note: all opinions are my own!

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