Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Oatmeal With Options

Here's another admission, I eat oatmeal almost every morning for breakfast. So what... who cares! It doesn't mean I'm an old lady.
I buy oatmeal in bulk at my favorite grocery store. Old fashioned rolled oats are my absolute favorite. The oatmeal costs $.89 a pound. A pound of oatmeal makes about 15 servings, that's 15 breakfasts for $.89 (around $.06 per serving).

Making Oatmeal
To make one serving of oatmeal, simply combine 1/2 cup oats, 1 cup water (or milk) and a dash of salt in a pot. Bring to a boil then cook over medium heat for about 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally until desired consistency is achieved. Add favorite mix-ins.


Oatmeal Options

Tropical
  • banana
  • pecans
  • coconut
  • dried pineapple


 Strawberry Shortcake
  • Make oatmeal with milk instead of water
  • strawberries
  • vanilla
  • brown sugar



S'more
  • chocolate chips
  • graham cracker crumbs
  • marshmallow creme



Pear & Pecan
  • pear
  • pecans
  • honey



Brown Sugar Cinnamon
  • brown sugar
  • cinnamon
  • walnuts
  • dried cranberries

 The oatmeal mix-in possibilities are endless!

dried fruit & nuts

jams & jellies

agave nectar & honey

maple syrup

fresh & frozen fruit







Mr.Perfect teases me about my old lady oatmeal and then asks me to make him some...

PS-The oat is called a groat after the hull has been removed.
Old Fashioned Oats are groats that are steamed and rolled but not cut.

4 comments:

  1. Oatmeal makes my tummy happy.

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  2. It must be genetic. I eat it everyday, too.

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  3. and Grandma eats it everyday too!!

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