Saturday, October 11, 2008

Instant Oatmeal Packets

In a blender, blend ½ cup of oats until powdery. Place the following into sandwich bag:
¼ cup unpowdered oats, 1-2 Tablespoons powdered oats, pinch of salt and 1 teaspoon
sugar (optional). Close the sandwich bag securely and store in a cool, dry place.

Microwave Directions: Empty packet into microwaveable bowl. Add 2/3 cup water or milk. Microwave high about 1 ½ minutes. Stir.

Conventional Directions: Empty packet into pan. Add ½ cup boiling water; cook and stir over high heat until thickened, about 1 minute.

Variations – To each packet add: a little cinnamon and chopped dried apples. Or, cinnamon and nutmeg. Or, add 1 tablespoon brown sugar and some raisins (omit white sugar in recipe).

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