Thursday, October 30, 2008

Recipe: Instant Oatmeal

Combine the following ingredients in small zipper bags.
  • 1/2 cup oats, blended until powdery
  • 1/4 cup unpowdered oats
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • optional: 1 tsp sugar or equivalent of dried stevia or another natural sweetener
  • optional: Add dried fruit in small pieces: apples, raisins, apricots
  • optional: Add a little spice, such as cinnamon and nutmeg.

Seal baggie and store in a dry place.

Microwave cooking:
Empty packet into microwavable bowl. Add 2/3 cup water or milk. Microwave on high about 1 1/2 minutes, stir.

Conventional cooking:
Empty packet into pan. Add 1/2 cup boiling water; cook and stir over heat until thickened.

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SOS Sunshine and Rain said...

That looks like a great recipe - if you are in a hurry, instant oatmeal comes in handy!


R Max said...

Hey, this is a great recipe! I have one suggestion, and it's something we do with our oatmeal every morning. Heat the water in the microwave, not the food. That way, your food does not have to be nuked. Microwaves change the DNA of food.

R.L. said...

Great idea about heating the water in the microwave. :)