When I say the word “oatmeal,” what pops into your head?
A piping hot bowl of delicious mush that greets you on a cold, winter morning? Grandma’s homemade oatmeal raisin cookies, fresh out of the oven? Tiny round grains sprinkled on top of yogurt or featured on the crust of your favorite bread?
Well, what if you could create your own flavor and ingredient combination to replicate your favorite form of oats?
Tada! Lemme introduce you to… My Oatmeal!
After hearing about My Oatmeal from friends on Instagram, I contacted the company regarding blog reviews. Anthony, the founder, got back to me right away and GRACIOUSLY provided me with an opportunity to sample some of their products.
I was more excited than a dog chasing a squirrel.
Before I begin though, I have to mention that I was not paid or influenced in any way for this review. The opinions I express are solely my own.
Onto the review!
Basically, this company rocks.
First off, the website was SO much fun to navigate. I loved being able to pick ingredients and see the nutritional information of your creation pop up on the sidebar. The ingredients were also arranged in easy-to-follow categories like fruits, nuts, sweeteners, flavors, and oat or PB lean type. And did I mention the copious amounts of flavors?! It was hard to decide! Red velvet cake, banana bread, sugar cookie, german chocolate cake…the list of exotic, unique flavors goes on and on! Another cool touch is that you can name your DIY’ed food goodie bag–perfect to mark your territory ermmm….I mean customize your creation.
So how did they measure up?
“Holy Baboons” Oatmeal– Gluten free quick oats with banana bread flavor and dates.
Taste: Tasted like fresh baked banana bread and just the right amount of sweetness. Really nice after flavor, too. Next time I’d get more dates though, there weren’t a whole lot in the mix. My mom said this was her absolute favorite!
Texture: Very smooth and soft, cooked great in the microwave.
“Not Your Average Cookie” Oatmeal– Gluten free thick rolled oats with oatmeal cookie flavor, honey flavor and organic cane juice crystals
Taste: Identical to a true oatmeal cookie, and a little hint of honey. Super delicious! Totally want to use this in cookie batter one day.
Texture: Very grainy, I think I should cook it on the stove next time, it never got really soft.
Smell: Fresh baked oatmeal cookies, it made the kitchen smell amazing! Super inviting aroma.
“Gingerbread Goodum” PB Lean– light roasted, powdered peanut butter with gingerbread flavor and brown cane sugar
Taste: The peanut taste sorta overpowered the gingerbread when it was eaten alone. When I added powder to a smoothie, it blended well and gave a pleasant, peanutty flavor. Just wish there was a little more of a gingerbread flavor.
Texture: I added a little bit of water gradually and stirred until it had a creamy, paste-like consistency. AWESOME! It made smoothies thick, too.
Smell: Mostly peanut butter, with a tiny hint of gingerbread.
Overall: I will definitely be purchasing from My Oatmeal again, five stars! Not only do they have a ton of options, but the oatmeal is high quality and delicious. I’m considering using the oats in cookies one day, can you imagine the deliciousness?!
Thanks again so much Anthony, and everyone at My Oatmeal, for the opportunity to try your product! My family and I are hooked! 😀