Mommy's Instant Oatmeal

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by TeresaD

After making instant oatmeal from packs and trying to adapt the quick oats for years, I finally created this basic high octane (fiber & protein) recipe to fuel our mornings. To accommodate changing tastes and my desire to experiment I mix and store the basic recipe. The desired add-ins are mixed when I serve the cereal. The recipe can also be increased to accommodate OAMC.

Top Review by tulsh

I love this oatmeal! It is better than what you buy in the store and very easy to mix together. I used pumpkin pie spice instead of allspice and it is very good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour all ingredients into an air tight container and mix well to distribute them evenly.
  2. Store in your freezer or pantry.
  3. To Make Single Servings: Pour ½ cup of mixture and 1 cup of water, milk, or soy milk into a bowl. Microwave on high 1-2 minutes. Stir and let stand (mix continues to cook) for one minute before serving. Stir in add-ins, serve.
  4. Note 1-Thickness: Use less liquid to thicken or more to thin your cereal. I make the recipe according to directions, it thickens as it cooks. After it has cooked I add additional milk (actually Silk light vanilla soy) to thin it.
  5. Note 2-Cooking time: Your cooking time may vary, be sure to watch carefully the first time you make it to avoid boiling over.

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