Surprise! Instant Oatmeal
- Makes 1 serving, 1
What you'll need
1/3 cup instant oats
1/3 cup boiling water
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons topping of your choice - craisins, raisins, chopped pecans, pomegranate seeds, chopped almonds, coconut flakes, apple chunks, berries, pear chunks, etc
How to make it
- In a small bowl, stir together the oats, cinnamon 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 and serve.
Other Oat Options – you can make this recipe with cooked old-fashion oats, steel cut oats or warmed quinoa cereal as well.
Always check with your child’s doctor first if you have any questions about introducing new foods and textures.