Chips off the Old…


I remembered something I bought a couple weekends ago and knew I needed to use them in my oatmeal this morning.


That’s right – cinnamon chips! Nick’s mom said these are really good in oatmeal cookies, so that may need to be my next project  :)

Banana Berry Oatmeal with Cinna-Choc Chips


  • 1/2 cup oats, 1 cup water, pinch salt
  • 1/2 banana, sliced
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • cinnamon!
  • 2 Tbsp walnuts, chopped
  • 1 tsp each of semi-sweet chocolate chips and cinnamon chips

Look at it melt!


The cinnamon chips were interesting – they smelled more cinnamon-y than they tasted, but they were good! It was a good mix with the chocolate/berries/banana.

Since I’ve been doing the Heart Health Series at lunch this week, I decided it would be easier to just post my lunch now – especially since it’s already packed and ready to go!

Barley topped with a Black Bean Burger


Salad with romaine,  roasted corn, tomato, and avocado


and an apple


See you for Heart Health #3! I’m off to get coffee  :)



    Happy Thursday!!

  2. Is it weird I’ve never heard of/seen cinnamon chips? They sound great though!

    Have a great morning! :)

  3. your pic of the oats makes me want them now!

  4. Oh my gosh, I’m drooling over your post!

  5. looks like you found those cinn chips in bulk? i’d only seen the hersheys ones before… where did you get them??

    • TTFN and Betsy: I got them from an Amish market near my in-laws. I think Hershey’s makes some cinnamon chips, too.

  6. Ooo I used to get these amazing scones in college with cinnamon chips in them that were delicious! Do you know where to buy them?

  7. I’ve never heard of cinnamon chips but they sure do sound like they’d be amazing in oatmeal, great combo!

  8. Thanks for reminding me I need to find some cinnamon chips!

  9. ooooh, i’ve never seen cinnamon chips! what a perfect oatmeal addition!

    (and your lunch sounds soooo good)

  10. cinnamon and chocolate chip oatmeal? yummy!

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