The World's Healthiest Foods

Perfect Oatmeal

Sometimes there is nothing more comforting and satisfying than a great bowl of oatmeal. This is a perfect bowl with extra nutrients and flavor for you. Make sure you use good quality rolled oats for this recipe instead of quick oats, It is well worth the couple extra minutes of cooking time.

Perfect Oatmeal Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

2 cups water
dash salt
1 cup regular rolled oats
tsp cinnamon
cup raisins
cup chopped walnuts
soy milk, or skim milk
sweetener such as molasses, or honey

  1. Combine the water and salt in a small saucepan and turn the heat to high.
  2. When the water boils, turn the heat to low, add oatmeal, and cook, stirring, until the water is just absorbed, about 5 minutes. Add cinnamon, raisins, and walnuts, stir, cover the pan and turn off heat. Let set for 5 minutes. Serve with milk and sweetener.

    Serves 2

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