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21 Cozy Oatmeal Recipes Perfect for Weight Loss This Fall

We've got a list of delicious, creamy, healthy oatmeal recipes that are easy to make this season.

The fall season is full of fun festivities, gatherings, sporting events, picnics, and trying delicious new recipes. With the weather getting colder and the days getting shorter, it's good to have your favorite cozy recipes on hand to help you embrace the season.

One of the best and healthiest breakfasts you can eat for weight loss is oatmeal, which is packed with protein, fiber, and even acts as a prebiotic in your gut. And not only are the health benefits through the roof, but it is also a deliciously cozy breakfast to make for the cold weather days ahead.

Read on to find your favorite cozy oatmeal recipes to make this season, and for more healthy eating tips delivered straight to your inbox, sign up for our newsletter!

Healthy Oatmeal with Peanut Butter and Banana

Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

This is an easy spin on a classic bowl of oatmeal and will warm you up this fall while giving you plenty of fiber, protein, and potassium. Take it a step further and add in some baked apples with cinnamon.

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Cozy Paleo Oatmeal

Rebecca Firkser / Eat This, Not That!

So technically this oatmeal is made without oats for those eating paleo, but it tastes just as delicious and cozy as the real thing! This recipe may require a little more effort than other oatmeal recipes, but the results are absolutely worth it.

Get our recipe for this creamy Paleo Oatmeal

Oatmeal Pancakes with Cinnamon Apples

Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

We love this healthy combination of two of our favorite breakfasts: pancakes and oatmeal! This recipe is cozy and versatile, so you can add your favorite fall fruit or toppings.

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Blueberry Baked Oatmeal

Courtesy of Cookie + Kate

Nothing is cozier than warm, gooey blueberry oatmeal straight out of the oven, and if you don't love blueberries, you can easily sub for your favorite fall fruit like apples, pears, or plums.

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Pumpkin Apple Baked Oatmeal

Courtesy of Recipe Runner

This perfect blend of pumpkin and apple is a yummy way to start your day with fiber and protein, and for even more of a protein boost, you can add a scoop of greek yogurt on top!

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Whole30 Grain-Free Oatmeal

Posie Brien / Eat This, Not That!

Just because you're on Whole30 doesn't mean you shouldn't be able to enjoy the warmth of oatmeal in the morning! This recipe subs oats for nuts, flaxseeds, almond flour, and chia seeds to give you the creamy, cozy texture of regular oatmeal without having to break your diet plan.

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Strawberry Oatmeal Bars

Courtesy of Well Plated

These are so easy to make and can be baked with any type of fruit you like! The glaze is optional of course, but it does add a comforting, creamy texture to these oatmeal bars.

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Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Courtesy of Gimme Some Oven

This is probably the closest you'll get to eating pumpkin pie for breakfast without actually eating pumpkin pie for breakfast! And not only is it deliciously cozy for the fall, but it's healthy, too!

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Spiced Pear Baked Oatmeal

Courtesy of Oh My Veggies

We love a good fall recipe that utilizes pears, and the combination of pears with oats, nutmeg, and cinnamon really does make the perfect seasonal breakfast.

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Cranberry Maple Pecan Baked Oatmeal

Courtesy of Recipe Runner

Your mouth will water just thinking about this baked oatmeal recipe. Not only does it combine cranberries, cinnamon, orange zest, and vanilla, but it's topped with a sweet, creamy cinnamon maple glaze. You may never eat anything else for breakfast again.

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Instant Pot Oatmeal

Courtesy of Foodie Crush

You can make this oatmeal with whatever ingredients you'd like, and it's perfect for our fall cozy oatmeal list because the use of the instant pot will save you so much time and effort that you'll be able to enjoy a slower morning.

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Chocolate Oatmeal

Courtesy of Well Plated

Don't let the name fool you, this is actually a very healthy oatmeal breakfast option for the fall. Enjoy the creaminess of your favorite oats made with almond milk, maple syrup, and cocoa powder.

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Caramelized Banana Oatmeal

Courtesy of Pinch of Yum

This combination of freshly caramelized bananas, cinnamon, maple, and vanilla will definitely have you going back for seconds. If you're intimidated by the idea of caramelizing the bananas, don't be! It's a quick and easy process.

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Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Courtesy of Running to the Kitchen

This recipe not only uses oats, but it also contains flaxseeds, chia seeds, and pecans, which give you an extra heart-healthy protein boost!

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Fall Spiced Apple Cran-Raisin Oatmeal

Courtesy of Cooking Classy

If you're a fan of apples, cranberries, and raisins, this recipe is for you!

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Vegan Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal

Courtesy of Vegan Richa

This is a vegan alternative to baked oatmeal using ingredients like pumpkin puree, chia seeds, and non-dairy milk alternatives. It's also oil-free, which is a plus!

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Brown Sugar Apple Bran Oatmeal

Courtesy of Pinch of Yum

If you're a fan of brown sugar and apple together, you'll love this healthy oatmeal recipe. It's quick, easy, and has a nice added crunch from the bran cereal.

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Crockpot Steel Cut Oats with Butternut Squash

Courtesy of Live Eat Learn

You'll have to cook these the day before to be able to enjoy them in the morning, but throwing everything in the slow cooker is so simple and the results are worth the wait!

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Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal Cups

Courtesy of Sally's Baking Addiction

These are a new take on baked oatmeal and are a perfect breakfast to grab and take on the go. You can try this with any flavor variation, but the pumpkin is perfect for fall.

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Date-Sweetened Apple Pie Oatmeal

Courtesy of Minimalist Baker

This is a great fall weight loss recipe because it uses only the natural sweetness from dates and apples, so no added sugar is involved!

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Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats with Chia

Courtesy of Ambitious Kitchen

These are sweet, creamy, healthy, and perfect to grab for a quick breakfast on a fall day busy with holiday shopping lists or festivities.

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Samantha Boesch
Samantha was born and raised in Orlando, Florida and now works as a writer in Brooklyn, NY. Read more about Samantha