Runamok Maple Syrup provided me with press samples. All opinions are my own

I’m a big breakfast girl. If I could eat breakfast for every meal of the day, I absolutely would. I love my an egg sandwich, some french toast, a yogurt parfait and a classic … oatmeal. I know a lot of people think that oatmeal is boring and for old people, but I think it’s the jam. Sometimes I’ll even whip it up for a snack in the middle of the day because I’m just THAT WILD. And now that December is here, it’s time for a bowl of cozy winter oatmeal.

Cozy Winter Oatmeal

I don’t want to call this a recipe because, well, that seems like a stretch. It’s literally a normal bowl of oatmeal with some fun, festive toppings. So rather than giving you an ingredients list, I’ll share my perfect toppings for this cozy winter oatmeal.

Cozy Winter Oatmeal


Toppings
 
  1. Carmalized pecans
  2. Roasted coconut
  3. Craisins
  4. Bacon (yes, bacon!)
  5. A drizzle of maple syrup

Cozy Winter Oatmeal

The real MVPs here are the bacon (because when isn’t a dish made better with bacon?) and the maple syrup. You could go for your standard maple syrup or jazz it up with a flavored maple syrup. I went with this Ginger Root Infused Maple Syrup from Runamok Maple for two simple reasons: 1) I love ginger and 2) I think it paired well with the other toppings. Their Cinnamon + Vanilla Infused option could also taste amazing on top of this oatmeal or any other breakfast dish, to be honest.

Cozy Winter Oatmeal

This oatmeal would be perfect for a cold winter morning and Runamok Maple would make the perfect holiday gift for the foodie and/or chef in your life.