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Oatmeals, Healthy Breakfasts

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INSTANT POT OATMEAL (Cooked in a JAR!) – Little Blue Plates. These INSTANT POT mini pots are cute little jars of perfectly steamed rolled oats, fruit, nuts, etc. cooked right in the jar, in the Instant Pot.

INSTANT POT OATMEAL (Cooked in a JAR!) – Little Blue Plates

(STOVETOP instructions coming soon!) Because they are steamed with low pressure, (not boiled) the oats stay intact and get nice and plump. These jars make the perfect warm breakfast, or packable picnic lunch. Take them to work with you, or serve them to the kids as an after school snack. They can even be refrigerated or frozen to save for future busy days when there’s no time to cook. With so many combinations of fruits and nuts to choose from, you can literally eat a different flavor of oatmeal every day of the week!

Eat the perfectly steamed oatmeal right away out of the jar, or twist on the lids and take them with you wherever you’re headed. Hosting overnight guests? And of course, if you don’t plan to eat right away, just cool and cover the steamed oatmeal jars and put them into the refrigerator or freezer. Ok, enough ogling over oatmeal. 10 Overnight Oat Recipes Every Super Mom Deserves To Devour. How To Make Creamy Steel-Cut Oatmeal: The Make-Ahead Method — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn. Do you eat steel-cut oats for breakfast?

How To Make Creamy Steel-Cut Oatmeal: The Make-Ahead Method — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

This time of year I turn to them gladly: nothing like a bowl of hot, tender, pearly oats, all creamy and delicious. Steel-cut oats take a little longer to cook than rolled oats, but that's not a problem. Set them up the night before and you'll have hot oatmeal in the morning almost instantly. It takes only two or three minutes to heat them up. Here's how I prep my oatmeal the night before. One Pot to Last All Week I call for one cup of oats here. So make a big pot and eat out of it all week. What You Need Ingredients 1 teaspoon butter or olive oil 1 cup steel-cut oats 3 cups water 3-fingered pinch salt 1 cup milk (optional) Tools 2-quart saucepan Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. When the oatmeal is warm, scoop out and enjoy! Additional Notes: • Cover and refrigerate any leftovers. Overnight Refrigerator Steel Cut Oats Recipe. Overnight steel cut oats are a great make-ahead breakfast idea for busy mornings.

Overnight Refrigerator Steel Cut Oats Recipe

Waking up and realizing that breakfast is already made probably ranks up there as one of the best feelings I’ve ever experienced. Breakfast isn’t my favorite meal of the day, but it is definitely the most important. If you’ve never given overnight oats a try, here are 3 reasons you should make them today: Steel cut oats typically require 15-20 minutes to cook. On leisurely weekend mornings, I enjoy this extra time to drink coffee and relax with my family while preparing any of these tasty variations: Coconut Triple Berry, Apples and Flax, or Blueberries and Walnuts. Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal. Follow Me on Pinterest When the weather starts to cool off and pumpkin stands pop up all over, then I know it’s time to dig out this family favorite recipe.

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

I love to make my own pumpkin puree and pumpkin butter from scratch and then we roast up all those yummy pumpkin seeds. There are never enough for in one pumpkin for us. However, I always make a huge batch of this overnight Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal in the slow cooker. It’s so easy to throw together right before bed and then wake up to the house smelling like you’ve been baking a pumpkin pie all night long. My kids and I are sweet oatmeal fans so I tend to add more brown sugar than most, but it makes it even that much better. I throw this together often on Friday or Saturday nights so that when we have a busy morning with soccer games or church we still get a good hearty breakfast without a lot of fuss!

Keep reading after the recipe for 9 other great slow cooker breakfast recipes from some of my favorite bloggers! Warm and Nutty Cinnamon Quinoa Recipe. This stunning berry-studded breakfast quinoa is from Dr.

Warm and Nutty Cinnamon Quinoa Recipe

John La Puma's recent release - Chef MD's Big Book of Culinary Medicine. I've written about just a handful of books this year (more to come, I promise!) , but I wanted to highlight this one for a few reasons. It's a fantastic healthy-cooking (and eating) primer written by a someone who is both a doctor and chef.

The book is text heavy and photo-free, but for those of you who want to dive into some of the ways food can work for you, this is a good overview. "...I have begun to think of a home kitchen in much the same way I think of a health spa - a place where people can come to be restored, feel better, experience pleasure, and become healthier. There's a lot going on here (in a good way).