I came upon the idea online somewhere about putting together these pre-maid homemade oatmeal packets. Yummy, inexpensive & healthy.
Feel free to add more or less sugar, creamer or fruit to suit your taste.
These will make a nice sized bowl of oatmeal.
(I got the idea from tammy's recipes online)
ground oats groats or finely processed oats to make oat flour (this could be considered optional, but it does make for a creamier & thicker oatmeal)
salt (see below for amounts)
sugar, brown sugar or spenda packets ( see below for amounts)
coffee creamer (see below for amounts) (don't substiture dry milk powder as it gets ransid for some reason when mixed with other ingredients)
dried or freeze dried fruits (see below)
spice (see below)
How To Make homemade oatmeal packets
You basically add the listed ingredients into a ziplock sandwich bag or folding sandwich bags & tie with twist tie. Label bag with permanent marker so you know what flavor it is. I make lots of these at a time so I make an assembly line with my ingredients & several bowls. I measure my ingredients (assembly line style) into bowls then dump them into baggies & label.
Cranberry or Cherry-½ cup oats, 2 tbsp ground oats, ¼ tsp salt, 2 tbsp sugar or 3 Splenda pkts, 2 tbsp creamer, 2 tbsp dried cranberries or cherries
Cinnamon raisin-½ cup oats, 2 tbsp ground oats, ¼ tsp salt, 2 tbsp sugar or 3 Splenda pkts, 1 tbsp creamer, ½ tsp cinnamon, 2 tbsp raisins
Banana & Cream---½ cup oats, 2 tbsp ground oats, ¼ tsp salt, 2 tbsp sugar or 3 Splenda pkts, 2 tbsp creamer, 2 tbsp banana chip crumbs ( simply put banana chips in food processor & pulse to crumbs) or use freeze dried bananas
Date & Nut-½ cup oats, 2 tbsp ground oats, ¼ tsp salt, 2 tbsp brown sugar, ¼ tsp cinnamon, 1 tbsp creamer, 3 tbsp chopped dates, 1 tbsp chopped walnuts
To make oatmeal, put in saucepan with 1 cup of water & simmer until done.
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