A few months ago, I started eating homemade oatmeal every morning for breakfast. Not only does eating oatmeal daily have a ton of health benefits, but I feel full longer when I eat oatmeal for breakfast. A few weeks ago, I tried to eat a pre-packaged oatmeal and threw it away after a few bites. I’d always liked packaged oatmeal, but after living on homemade, I couldn’t stand the taste and texture of the packaged kind. Here is how I make my morning oatmeal.
- Combine: 1/3 C old fashioned oats (not quick oats), 1/6 cup dried fruit, 2t dark brown sugar and 1/4 t cinnamon (if you have fresh fruit, omit the dried fruit and top oatmeal with fresh fruit after it is microwaved).
- Top with 2/3 C water
- Microwave for 2 minutes
- Stir in cold milk to cool it down a bit and get it to your desired consistency.