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One of the things I threw in the care package were microwavable oatmeal cups. They’re like two or three bucks at the grocery store, they come in a paper cup, and you either add water then zap it or add boiling water. As I was loading up my cart with these instant oatmeal cups, I thought, “This is like
I recommend starting with 1/2 cup boiling water per jar when you make it. Use dried apples (make sure to pick up ones that don’t have any added sugar) to give this oatmeal it’s apple-tastic flavor.
You need: Plus it requires minimum effort– just what our mornings need! Serve baked oatmeal with Greek yogurt, fresh fruit, scrambled eggs, sunshine smoothies or smoothie bowls, breakfast sausage, or my 110 calorie crustless veggie quiche.
You all know I’m a big believer in food prep (where you spend some time on the weekends to prep healthy foods to eat on all week long). One of the biggest complaints I hear about food prep is that it takes up just too darn much of your precious weekend time. Your time with your family is sacred, and you don’t want to spend four hours of it locked in your kitchen. Sure, there are folks on Instagram posting pictures of their perfectly arranged meals and snacks that probably took them all Sunday to do—but that doesn’t have to be what food prep means for you.
This makes for a pretty thick cup of oatmeal, but you can always add more hot water (or milk) to thin it out. The apples and raisins add a lot of sweetness to this cup, so you’ll probably be able to get away with adding less or even no sugar to the batch..25 worth of ingredients.
Hey, I should totally make these at home.” And the second the weather dropped down low enough to be hot oatmeal weather, I totally did. The concept is simple: you put all the makings of a great bowl of oatmeal in a jar.
Some will want to leave out the sugar so they can add honey or maple syrup on later.
I’ve included some more info for each jar about which ones you might want to skip adding sugar.
A few tips before I dig into the nitty gritty: All of these are shelf-stable and shouldn’t be refrigerated. Well, when you go to pour the boiling water into the jars, you don’t want them to be cold.
The shock of going from cold to hot will shatter most glass jars.
Head to your supermarket’s spice aisle and look for dried orange peel in the jars.Baked oatmeal is a warm breakfast casserole made from oats, milk, and other kitchen staples.[[
Head to your supermarket’s spice aisle and look for dried orange peel in the jars.
Baked oatmeal is a warm breakfast casserole made from oats, milk, and other kitchen staples.||
Head to your supermarket’s spice aisle and look for dried orange peel in the jars.Baked oatmeal is a warm breakfast casserole made from oats, milk, and other kitchen staples.]]