Homemade Instant Oatmeal Packets
Have you priced the instant oatmeal lately? Geesh..going up every time we buy it. So, while making it one morning I got to looking at what is in it and decided to give it a shot. Not bad and the best part is that it can be made for less than a dime a serving!
- 10 cups of quick oats
- 2 cups of brown sugar (we usually make it with Splenda Brown)
- 1 cup of non dairy coffee creamer
There are two ways to make this… Simple and Just too easy!
1. Just too easy:
Combine all ingredients together, mix well. Store in airtight container or place 1/2 cup of mix into a baggie and label with cooking directions.
Place half the oats in a large bowl with the sugar and creamer. Put other half in a large baggie and crush with the back of a spoon. (You can also pull out the food processor but the kids like beating the baggie – joys of being a mom). Once the oats are crushed, mix together with other ingredients. Store in airtight container or place 1/2 cup of mix into a baggie and label with cooking directions.
When ready to eat: Mix 1/2 cup of oatmeal mix with 3/4 cup of hot water.
You can add anything you like to this mixture. I like to toss in a few raisins or dried cherries.
What do you like in your oatmeal?