Oatmeal Packets

Serves: 1 | Serving size: 1 packet

Ingredients

1⁄2 cup quick oats
1 cup water or milk

Apple Cinnamon option
Add 1 teaspoon sugar, 1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon, and 2 tablespoons apples (chopped and dried)

Cinnamon Raisin option
Add 2 teaspoons packed brown sugar, 1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon, and 2 tablespoons raisins

Cinnamon Spice option
Add 1 teaspoon sugar, 1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon, and 1⁄8 teaspoon nutmeg

Cocoa option
Add 1 teaspoon baking cocoa and 1 teaspoon sugar, or 2 teaspoons “quick-type” chocolate drink powder

Sweetened option
Add 1 teaspoon sugar or 2 teaspoons packed brown sugar

Directions

  1. Put quick oats and optional ingredients into a plastic snack or sandwich bag.
  2. Seal bag and store for future use.
  3. When ready to use, empty packet into microwave safe bowl.
  4. Stir in 1 cup of water or milk.
  5. Microwave on high 2 1⁄2-3 minutes.
  6. Stir before serving.

Tips

Top with dried banana chips, small pieces of walnuts or almonds, dried cranberries, or other dried fruits.

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