Surprise! Instant Oatmeal
Let’s kick that boring instant oatmeal up a notch by hiding your kiddos favorite toppings underneath the cooked oats. Trust me - your toddler’s mind is about to be blown with this fun and super simple way of serving their breakfast oatmeal.
Servings: 1 serving
- 1/3 cup instant oats
- 1/3 cup boiling water
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- 2 tbsp topping of your choice (see below)
- 2 tsp maple syrup, coconut sugar or brown sugar (optoinal)
- splash milk, or cream (optional)
In a small bowl, stir together the oats, cinnamon, maple syrup (if using) and boiling water. Let sit for 2-3 minutes.
In a toddler-friendly bowl, add the toppings of your choice.
Spoon the oatmeal on top of the toppings, completely covering the toppings. Sprinkle with a pinch of cinnamon, drizzle with a splash of milk or cream to cool it down and serve.
Toppings: craisins, raisins, chopped pecans, pomegranate seeds, hemp seeds, chopped almonds, coconut flakes, apple chunks, berries, pear chunks, mini chocolate chips, chopped berries, etc
Other Oat Options: you can make this recipe with cooked old-fashion oats, steel cut oats or warmed quinoa cereal as well.
Ages: 12+ months
Serving: 1bowl without toppings | Calories: 99kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0.7g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 1.6g | Sugar: 8.4g | Calcium: 27mg