oatmeal

November 11, 2009

Sorry I’ve been MIA.  I knew it would happen.

I’m about to go to work and I made some oatmeal for a quick lunch.  I wanted to share my “recipe” for any of you oatmeal lovers out there.  (mainly for tara though =)

boil 1 cup of water

add 1/2 cup old fashion oatmeal

let it get thick while stirring occasionally – about 10 minutes

add a nice scoopful of butter to a bowl/mug, two scoops of brown sugar (i love sugar), craisins or whatever dried fruit you like, and chopped pecans or whatever nut you have on hand.

I realize I use way too much butter and brown sugar, but I like to think the craisins and pecans offset the unhealthy calories.  And I’m pretty much a dietitian so I can say that and it be true.

 

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4 Responses to “oatmeal”

  1. Jaime said

    That sounds good. But happened to good ol Quaker packages of strawberry oatmeal? Now that you are practically a dietitian you are fancy?

  2. I eat otameal every morning! I love it. I put honey, cinnamon, a whole bunch of brown sugar, milk and raisins and MMMMMM its GOOD!

  3. haha i can’t spell oatmeal

  4. Melissa said

    Everybody knows that when eating something as healthy as oatmeal the calories in things like butter and brown sugar magically disappear, right? ;)

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