Thank you! I'll have to try one of these tomorrow morning.
The other day I started making oatmeal and all I had were steel cut oats and he really doesn't like those but I tried. I added cinnamon, cut up an apple, and vanilla. Tasted it and didn't think he would like it so I added some brown sugar to see if that would sweeten it up a bit, he really didn't like that. I'll eat it, it was pretty good, but I don't normally do the sugar... Oh well, back to the drawing board.
If I come across something stellar I'll share too!
~ Theresa "run and not grow weary" -Isaiah 40:31
Upcoming events: October 23, 2011: Mt. Lemmon Marathon
I cook the 1/4 c. regular oats, when done add 1/2 c. plain yogurt, 2 T ground flax seed, sometimes diced apples, blueberries, or strawberries, a teaspoon of honey. It's yummy to me, but then I have never done instant oatmeal.
Mary, Yomitan, JAPAN
I can do all things through Christ Who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13
5% Spring Firecrackers
(JAPAN STANDARD TIME=UTC+9=USA ET+14)
Pounds lost: 15.0
Fitness Minutes: (101,454) Posts: 5,226 6/28/10 10:43 P
Can you make slow-cook oatmeal (really doesn't take that long- maybe 10 minutes, tops), and stir in either dried and chopped apple pieces (which is what is in instant), or actual diced apple? I do the latter, dicing it small and adding it once the oatmeal has returned to a boil after I've stirred the dry in so that it cooks enough and is not crunchy when served.
I stir in cinnamon, salt, a little vanilla, and Splenda to taste (yes, I know it's chemicals. It's about my only vice!), just before serving. Maybe he'll like it! Only one way to find out, huh?
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.