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Instant Oatmeal From Home with variations Recipe

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Added: Thursday, August 6, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups Quick-Cooking Oats
Salt
8 Small Zip Baggies

Directions:
Directions:
Put 1/2 cup oats in a blender and blend on high until powdery. Set aside in a small bowl, and repeat procedure with an additional 1/2 cup oats. If you're using a food processor, you can do the 1 cup of oats in one batch. Put the following ingredients into each zip baggie: 1/4 cup un-powdered oats, 2 Tbsp. powdered oats, and 1/8 tsp. salt. Store in an airtight container.

To serve: Empty packet into a bowl. Add 3/4 cup boiling water. Stir and let stand for 2 minutes. For thicker oatmeal, use less water - for thinner oatmeal, use more
water.

Variations:

Apple-Cinnamon Oatmeal-
To each packet add 1 Tbsp. sugar, 1/4 tsp. cinnamon, and 2 Tbsp. chopped dried apples.

Sweetened Oatmeal-
To each packet add 1 Tbsp. sugar or 1 packet 'Equal' artificial sweetener.

Brown Sugar/Cinnamon Oatmeal-
To each packet add 1 Tbsp. brown sugar & 1/4 tsp. cinnamon

Oatmeal w/Raisins & Brown Sugar-
To each packet add 1 Tbsp. brown sugar and 1 Tbsp. raisins.

Health Nut Oatmeal-
To each packet add 2 Tbsp. any kind of wheat germ

Fruit & Cream Oatmeal-
To each packet add 1 Tbsp. non-dairy coffee creamer and 2 Tbsp. dried fruit

Fun Fruit Oatmeal-
To each packet, add 6 or 7 pieces of 'fruit snack' type dehydrated fruit.

Confetti Oatmeal-
To each packet, add 1 tsp. decorative cake/cookie sprinkles.

S'More Oatmeal-
add 6 miniature marshmallows and 1 Tbsp. Milk Chocolate Chips to each packet.

Cookies n Cream Oatmeal-
add 1 crushed Oreo cookie and 1 Tbsp. non-dairy coffee creamer to each packet.

Exploding Oatmeal-
add 1 tsp. sugar, and 1/2 tsp. 'Pop Rocks' candy to each packet. This one is fun
for celebration days, such as birthdays.

 

 

 

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