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Save Money By Switching To The Big Box Of Quaker Oats!

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Where I live the boxes of flavored oatmeal packets are close to $4.00 per box, with 8 packet servings. The Large round box of Quick Quaker Oats is ALSO $4.00, but there are 30 servings of the same size. Just add your own fruit, or cinnamon and it cooks almost as quickly. You don't need all the ADDITIVES in the flavored packets, either, so there's savings in both money and health!

- Submitted by BLONDWUNN 8/21/2010 in Saving Money | 4 Comments
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SMITHANI 8/21/2010 9:45:00 PM

    Thanks
HIGHCARBGAL 8/29/2010 7:05:00 PM

    Love this idea. I take snack size baggies and place 1/2 cup oatmeal and 1 packet splenda in each. I make a bunch up ahead of time so I have no excuses :). When I get to work or at home I just add water (3/4 cup to 1 cup) and either add a dash of cinnamon or a splash of vanilla extract. I keep a bottle of vanilla extract at work so I am always ready. Saves $$$ too!
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SGL1966 8/22/2010 9:11:00 PM

    Great point! Those little packets aren't all that great and regular oatmeal from the big container can be made on the stovetop or in the microwave, I love adding nuts or berries to mine too!
CJANSEN40 8/22/2010 12:06:00 PM

    doesn't work for all foods but good idea!

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