Funfetti oatmeal

Gina Matsoukas

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It's hard to start the day off on the wrong foot when there are sprinkles in your breakfast.

Funfetti oatmeal

What kid could skip breakfast when there are sprinkles in their bowl of oats? Heck, I can't and I'm 30 something. Just a few sprinkles and some extract makes this bowl of oats taste and look just like funfetti cake.

Funfetti oatmeal

Serves 2


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • Sprinkles


  1. Combine oats, milk, extracts, cinnamon and salt in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Whisk together and frequently over heat until thickened.
  3. Add about 1 tablespoon of sprinkles to the oatmeal and stir to combine.
  4. Pour into serving bowls and top with more sprinkles.

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Gina Matsoukas
Gina is the author of the food blog, Running to the Kitchen where she shares healthy, whole food recipes in a fun, approachable way. She works full time as a consultant in higher education. When not in the kitchen, she enjoys CrossFit, running and anything outdoors with her husband and weimaraner, Ginger.