Nutritional Health, Recipes

Oatmeal Cereal

What you need:                                                                                                                                       Steel cut oats… 1 cup                                                                                                                            Water… 3-4 cups                                                                                                                                             A pot                                                                                                                                                   Immersion blender or blender

Option 1… prepare and serve: Rinse 1 cup of steel cut oats with water. Then place it in 3-4 cups of water. Bring to a boil and then a simmer. Cover for 25-40 minutes or until it reaches desired texture. Let cool.

Option 2… soak the night before: Rinse 1 cup of steel cut oats with water. Bring 3-4 cups water to a boil. Then turn off stove and add the rinsed oats. Cover. The following morning, bring the pot to a boil and then a simmer. Cover for 10-20 minutes or until it reaches desired texture. Let cool.

With an immersion blender or food processor, puree the cereal. If necessary, add water, breast milk, or formula to reach desired consistency.

Unused cereal can be stored in the refrigerator.                                                                                    As kids get older, oatmeal cereal may be cooked in milk rather than water.

Makes approximately 2 ½ cups.

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