Oatmeal is a convenient and healthy breakfast, but sometimes the cost of prepackaged instant oatmeal can seem a bit unsettling. $3-$4 for a box with 10 tiny packets, did you know you make about 50 packs at home for that price?
Instant Oatmeal Packets Recipe
1/4 cup of instant (the 1 min. cooking ones) oats
1/2 tsp. sugar or dry sweetener of your choice(I used Xylitol) *Optional*
a pinch of salt
Combine all ingredients in a small snack sized bag, you now have your homemade instant oatmeal packet.
If you prefer your oatmeal with some flavorings here are a few recipes for you, just add these ingredients to your original oatmeal packets from the recipe above.
Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoons chopped dried apples
Brown Sugar and Raisins Oatmeal
1/2 tablespoon packed brown sugar
1-2 tsp raisins
Blueberries and Cream Oatmeal
1 tbsp of non-dairy creamer
1-2 tsp dried blueberries
Strawberries and Cream Oatmeal
1 tbsp powdered non-dairy creamer
2 tsp freeze-dried strawberries