Oatmeal toppings without the added sugar

oatmeal toppings

Love your morning oatmeal, but wondering how you’ll enjoy it without that spoonful of sugar on top? Sprinkle these yummy, unexpected combos of low-sugar fruits and nuts on top for a new, healthy taste sensation. Try these oatmeal toppings without the added sugar.

Tart and Tasty

  • 1 oz cranberries
  • 1 oz blackberries
  • 1 tablespoon Greek yogurt

A Creamy Confection

  • 1 oz chopped avocado
  • 1 tablespoon Greek yogurt

Berry Surprise

  • 1 oz raspberries
  • 1 oz chopped strawberries

Citrus Delight

  • 1 oz chopped lemon
  • 1 oz chopped tangerine
  • 1 oz chopped lime

Sweet and Crunchy

  • 1 oz sliced almonds
  • 1 oz Brazil nuts
  • A sprinkling of cinnamon to taste

Sunny Side Up

  • Sprinkle sunflower seeds on any of the oatmeal toppings provided
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Maureen ShackelfordMaureen Shackelford, registered dietitian and nutritionist at AAMC, provided these recipes.

Originally published Feb. 15, 2017. Last updated Jan. 4, 2020.

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