Homemade Oatmeal with Cashews and Honey

by Jamie on November 13, 2013

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Cozy up with delicious, homemade oatmeal with cashew butter, cashews, cranberries and honey.

I’ve never really been one to eat breakfast on a regular basis. Even as a kid, I’d scoff at the home-cooked, hot breakfasts that my mom would make for my brother. Sure, I’ll indulge in the occasional stack of Pumpkin Pancakes, but certainly not at 7:00AM, as I’m running out the door. Personally, I’d rather hit the snooze button 18 million times instead of noshing on a hot breakfast before work.

Since becoming pregnant, the whole not eating breakfast thing is no longer an option. This girl is hungry in the mornings, okay sometimes beyond hungry, so it’s been necessary for us to keep a variety of healthy breakfast options available. And since Eric is pretty much the best guy on the planet, he cooks me breakfast every morning so I can still hit the snooze button. I’m telling you, he’s a master at Egg In a Hole – my current fave!

I’ve teamed up with Jif to Mix-Up Mealtime with their new nut butters. This Homemade Oatmeal with Cashews and Honey has quickly become one of my faves. It’s a cozy, Fall breakfast full of cashews, dried cranberries, Jif Cashew Butter, and honey, that keeps me full until my mid morning snack.


Tips for Mixing Up Mealtime

– Use food blogs, Facebook, Pinterest and sites like Jif.com to get a little inspiration. Jot down, Pin, or bookmark your favorite breakfast recipes to save them for later.

– Have a variety of breakfast recipes in your arsenal – quick and easy for those busy weekday mornings – like this Homemade Oatmeal with Cashews and Honey and Pumpkin Pie Granola. And a bit more involved recipes for those lazy Sundays like Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls.

– Get your family in on the planning and cooking action. Get their recipe input and then put them to work in the kitchen – you’re sure to make some amazing memories.

– Scan store shelves for exciting new products like no-stir nut butters from Jif. They’re delicious and a great alternative to peanut butter on everything from toast to apples.

– For more inspiration, visit Jif.com or find them on Facebook and Pinterest.


Homemade Oatmeal with Cashews and Honey

November 13th, 2013

Yield: 1-2 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes


2 tablespoons Jif® Creamy Cashew Butter

1 cup hot cooked oatmeal

1-2 tablespoons honey

2 tablespoons dried cranberries

2 tablespoons roasted cashews

milk, optional

cinnamon, optional

brown sugar, optional


In a small serving bowl, stir cashew butter into hot cooked oatmeal until smooth. Drizzle with honey. Top with honey, dried cranberries, and cashews. If desired, add milk, cinnamon and brown sugar to taste.

Recipe slightly adapted from Jif

Disclosure: My Baking Addiction has teamed up with Jif to develop recipes using their new no-stir nut butters. This is a sponsored post written as part of that program. All opinions about Jif are my own.

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Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar November 13, 2013 at 3:41 pm

I love this oatmeal – such a fabulous way to start the day.


Emily November 16, 2013 at 8:56 am

I LOVE cashews in my oatmeal!! These pics are stunning!


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