Since you hit the ground running each morning, it鈥檚 important to eat a balanced, nourishing meal to keep you energized until lunch. Quaker Oats provide the nutrients you need AND they are quick to fix in the morning (the perfect combination for an #OffYouGo routine). Pair them with a cup of aromatic tea and you鈥檒l be invigorated and ready to get everyone out the door quickly. So today, we鈥檝e teamed up with The Quaker Oats Company to share three delicious tea recipes paired with fruit and seed- and nut-topped bowls of oatmeal.

Black Tea With Pomegranate and Citrus

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Ingredients:

鈥 black tea (any variety)

鈥 pomegranate juice

鈥 pomegranate seeds

鈥 orange juice

鈥 lemon, lemon rind and lemon zest

Pom-ingredients

First brew your tea. Then spruce it up with hints of delicious flavors.

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Add more or less of each item depending on your taste.

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Pair this zesty tea with Quaker Oats topped with blueberries, mango and chia seeds.

Creamy Black Tea With Caramel

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This one is for all of you with a sweet tooth!

ingredients

Ingredients:

鈥 black tea (any variety)

鈥 caramel sauce

鈥 whole milk or cream

鈥 whipped cream

Step1

Brew your tea, then add milk and top with whipped cream. Drizzle caramel on top for a sweet tea treat!

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This tea pairs nicely with a bowl of Quaker Oats topped with almonds, banana and strawberries. Yum!

Smooth Matcha Tea

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Matcha is so hot right now! Both in the literal sense and because it is buzzing all over Pinterest.

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Ingredients:

鈥 matcha tea

鈥 milk

鈥 foam

Matcha-steps

Make some matcha the strength you need to kick it into high gear in the morning. Add milk to mellow out the flavor and top with foam. If you don鈥檛 have a milk steamer to make foam, it鈥檒l taste just as delightful without it.

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Sip your matcha alongside a bowl of Quaker Oats with lime, coconut and crumbled pistachios. After the last bite it鈥檚 #OffYouGo!

What other tea/oatmeal pairings do you make in the morning? Share with us @BritandCo.

This post is in collaboration with The Quaker Oats Company.