Gluten Free Malt-O-Meal (Vegan)

Did anyone else love malt-o-meal like it was candy when they were younger? Because I did. If my mama asked me what I wanted her to make me for breakfast, I would either tell her

  1. brown sugar oatmeal, or

That warm, creamy texture makes me all cuddly and fuzzy inside.



Even now, I find myself craving a bowl of creamy hot cereal when I wake up to a cold, rainy morning or when I’m feeling particularly under the weather. It is the ultimate comfort food for me.

Comfort foods are actually a thing I’m working on, because it seems like depending on foods for comfort can be a little bit dangerous, but in the meantime I suppose that this comfort food is not the worst for my health.

Unfortunately, I never ever remember to grab some malt-o-meal while I’m at the store, so over time I have found a simple, delicious, and accidentally gluten-free replacement for it using only one ingredient, oats, to replace the original wheat substance. An even more not-the-worst-for-my-health alternative!

If you’re looking for a healthy, gluten-free, and/or vegan recipe for the classic malt-o-meal, look no further! I always strive to make these recipes and this little corner of the internet the best that they can be for you, and please know that I would love to hear any feedback that you have so that I can work to improve it for you every day.

Love and peace to you, and thank you so much for coming,




Gluten-Free Vegan Malt-O-Meal
Serves 2
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
15 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
15 min
  1. ♥ 2 cups oats, ground
  2. ♥ 3 cups almond milk
  3. ♥ 1/4 cup maple syrup
  4. ♥ 2 tablespoons coconut sugar (or sugar of choice)
  5. ♥ 1/4 cup raspberries
  6. ♥ 1/4 cup diced strawberries
For topping
  1. ♥ 1/4 cup raspberries
  2. ♥ 1/4 cup diced strawberries
  3. ♥ 1/2 cup coconut milk or thawed coconut whipped cream
  1. Grind oats in food processor until fine.
  2. Heat almond milk on medium over the stove until simmering.
  3. Pour in the oats, and whisk until combined well.
  4. Bring almond milk to a simmer once again, pour in the maple syrup, sugar, raspberries, and strawberries. Cover pot, and turn to low for about 10 minutes.
  5. Pour the malt-o-meal into a bowl, and cover with more raspberries, strawberries, and coconut milk, plus anything else that you love!

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