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Easy Soaked Oatmeal Recipe


  • 1 cup of steel cut oats
  • 1 cup of warm filtered water
  • 4 tbsp of whey lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, plain yogurt or buttermilk
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla maple syrup , molasses , sucanat
  • or other natural sweetener to taste
  • additional water or cream to create desired consistency
  • Optional:
  • fruit such as blueberries strawberries, peaches or raisins
  • spices such as cinnamon nutmeg , pumpkin pie spice or ginger


  • Stir together oats, warm water, whey, and salt.
  • Cover the bowl and let the mixture sit for 12-24 hours.
  • Pour mixture into a pot and cook for 20-30 minutes, adding more liquid as needed for desired consistency.
  • Stir in butter until melted.
  • Add in sweetener.
  • Add in fruit and/or spices.
  • Serve warm with breakfast proteins such as eggs or bacon.