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17 Steel-Cut Oat Recipes That Will Make Anyone A Morning Person

We've never been so excited to wake up in the morning.

Breakfast is the most challenging of meals. Between checking e-mail, getting ready for the day and shooing kids out the door for school, this early-morning meal is usually the first thing to fall by the wayside.

But it's true what they say: It's the ~*~most important meal~*~ of the day, so your health, happiness and productivity depend on it.

Finding the time is tough, we know, but these steel-cut oats recipes are so worth it. Steel-cut oats are less processed than rolled or quick oats and they have a low glycemic index, so they're guaranteed to fill you up. Plus, their versatility means breakfast is never boring. You can mix in some cinnamon or top your bowl with baked fruit and a drizzle of almond butter. The possibilities are endlessly delicious. (And we like to make a big batch ahead of time to pack up in mason jars and grab on the go.)

Here are 17 steel-cut oat recipes that will make you weirdly excited to wake up.

1
Pumpkin Pie Oats
Minimalist Baker
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2
Steel Cut Brûlée Oats
A Beautiful Mess
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3
Steel Cut Oats with Roasted Berries
Naturally Ella
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4
Crock Pot Peaches and Cream Oatmeal
Spicy Southern Kitchen
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5
Honey Nut Steel Cut Granola
The Healthy Maven
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6
Crockpot Blueberry Pie Steel-Cut Oatmeal
Hummusapien
7
Crock-Pot Maple Cinnamon Steel Cut Oatmeal
Fit Foodie Finds
8
Creamy Steel-Cut Oats
Eating Bird Food
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9
Apple Cinnamon Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal
Eating Bird Food
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10
Black Tea Infused Irish Porridge with Acai Berry Ripple Pistachio Cream
Half Baked Harvest
11
Chocolate Peanut Butter Baked Oatmeal
Growing Up Gabel
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12
Plum Crunch Steel Cut Oats
Well Plated
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13
Almond Coconut Cocoa Overnight Steel Cut Oats
Pineapple & Coconut
14
Cherry Vanilla Swirl Steel Cut Oatmeal
The Lemon Bowl
15
Caramelized Pear Steel Cut Oats
Minimalist Baker
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16
Banana Slow Cooker Overnight Steel Cut Oats
Well Plated
17
Salted Date Oatmeal
Eating Bird Food
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