We're talkin' about oat bran. Ok, so maybe it's not exactly made from oatmeal, but it's made from oats like oatmeal is, they're just processed differently. Now, when I say that oatmeal and oat bran are "processed", I don't mean twinkies or pink slime processed. To make regular rolled oats, which is what most of us refer to as oatmeal, the husk is removed from whole oats which are then steamed and flattened.
What is oat bran? Here is a post from my friend, Lauren Ross. She shares my undying love for oatmeal. In fact, she might be more obsessed with oatmeal than I am -- she did name her blog "Powered by Oatmeal," after all. Check out this post about the difference between oatmeal and oat bran to learn which you should choose in the morning.