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DIY Instant Oatmeal Cups

If you are in a hurry in the morning, or often run late and have to skip breakfast, make these easy instant oatmeal cups and stash them in your desk at work for a quick, hearty, and warm breakfast! You can either make these in paper cups with lids, or for a more sustainable option, make them in glass mason jars! Experiment with your own flavor combinations, but remember to use dry, shelf stable ingredients. 


Pumpkin Spice & Flaxseed
½ cup rolled instant oats
2 tsp brown sugar
1 Tbsp flaxseed
1/8 tsp pumpkin spice
Nutrition information: 248 calories, 6 g total fat, 40 g carbs, 9 g sugar, 5.5 g fiber, 8.5 g protein Continue reading


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Slow Cooker Oatmeal

Your slow cooker isn’t just for dinner anymore! Whip up a delicious and hearty breakfast in the slow cooker — just prepare the night before and set to cook on low all night while you sleep. Wake up to a delicious and warm breakfast with little effort!


1 cup steel-cut oats
1/3 cup chopped dates
2/3 cup rains or craisins
1/3 cup chopped fried figs
3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/3 cup chopped almonds, walnuts, or pecans
4 cups water
1/2 cup half-and-half or plain nonfat yogurt

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