What to add to oatmeal for children to eat: a recipe from Yevhen Klopotenko

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Oatmeal with cherries
Oatmeal with cherries. Source: site of Evgeny Klopotenko

Oatmeal is a healthy, very filling, and easy-to-prepare dish that is ideal for breakfast. Despite all its positive properties, children often refuse to eat it, but this problem can be fixed by simply adding delicious berries, fruit, or cottage cheese.

How to cook delicious oatmeal

Chef Yevhen Klopotenko shared on his website an original recipe for delicious oatmeal with cherries, nuts, and honey that children will love.


  • oatmeal - 150 g
  • milk - 300 ml
Milk for the dish
  • water - 300 ml
  • fresh or frozen cherries - 80 g
Fresh cherries
  • ground cinnamon - a pinch
  • honey - 2 tbsp.
Natural honey
  • pumpkin seeds - optional
Nuts for oatmeal
  • walnuts - 30 g
  • butter - 20 g
Brown sugar, salt and cinnamon for the dish
  • salt - to taste

Method of preparation:

1. Wash the cherries and remove the pits.

Pitted cherries

2. Put the oatmeal in a saucepan and pour in the water, add salt, bring to a boil and pour in the milk. Add cinnamon and cook for 3 minutes.

Preparing oatmeal

3. Turn off the heat, add the butter and let the porridge stand for a few minutes under the lid.

Oatmeal with milk and butter

4. Put the cooked oatmeal on a plate, add honey, nuts, cherries and pumpkin seeds.

Ready-made oatmeal with cherries

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