Dr. Becky’s Oatmeal

Dr. Becky's Oatmeal recipe

Dr. Becky’s Oatmeal

This oatmeal recipe is a warm and inviting way to start your morning.

It is simple to make in the microwave and I use frozen fruits to make my prep time very short.

Adding Walnuts To Your Oatmeal

I hope you enjoy it and make it your own ‘go to’ breakfast.

In the recipe below I do include a small handful of walnuts. Nuts are a great way to get healthy fats into your daily diet, but watch your portion size, especially if you are eating them as a snack. They are easy to overeat.

I find that I get my requirement of nuts or seeds from wholesome recipes that I make throughout the day or I use them as a topping on my salad.

Adding Hemp Seeds To Your Oatmeal

I do add the hemp seeds to this oatmeal recipe. You can find hemp seeds in the health food aisle of your local grocery store or on online marketplaces like Amazon.

Hemp seeds are a wonderful addition to your diet and may make a noticeable improvement in your digestive health (Let’s just say that if you are constipated, then hemp seeds will help).

Hemp seeds are also rich in Omega 3 Fatty Acids, which are good for lowering triglycerides in your blood and might even help with joint health and depression.

Dr. Becky’s Oatmeal

courtesy of Dr. Becky Fitness


  • ½ cup Quick Oats
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 tablespoon Raisins
  • ½ tablespoon Cinnamon
  • ½ cup frozen Strawberries
  • ½ cup frozen Blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon Hemp Seeds optional
  • 1 small handful Walnuts chopped (optional)


  • Place all ingredients, except the hemp seeds and walnuts, in a microwave-safe bowl
  • Microwave for 1 minute and 30 seconds
  • Stir
  • Microwave for an additional 1 minute and 30 seconds
  • Top the oatmeal with hemp seeds and walnuts, if desired

About the Author

Dr. Becky Gillaspy, DC graduated Summa Cum Laude with research honors from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1991.

One thought on “Dr. Becky’s Oatmeal

  1. Dear Dr Becky, this maybe the wrong place to do this but I have been looking for a way to contact you and I am not good with finding things on the computer so I hope you don’t mind. I have been watching your free videos and for the first time feel I have found something that could work for me. I do however have some additional problems to deal with. I am 61 and disabled mobility wise and use a wheelchair to get around though I do have a wonderful assistance dog (Vayron) the love of my life as I am divorced and he keeps me busy ??? I have also just returned to being veggie after stopping when I was fist divorced out convenience as my carer’s are for a short time and I only have a microwave. Anyway sorry to drag on I just wondered if you thought you course would be good for my needs or if I should just follow your 0123 ? Also can you recommend any form of movement which I maybe able to follow. I should add I have Fibromyalgia ( for 26 years ) but before that I was slim and very fit as I ran a city farm and also looked after ? since a hysterectomy in my 30 and being unable to walk or exercise I have gained weight and this dose not help my joints or arthritis well as you know it doesn’t help anything. Again sorry ramble . Thanks so much for your free videos and your hope for reply. Very best wishes and kind regards. Maggie Jevon.

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