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homemade instant oatmeal

Homemade Instant Oatmeal

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Easily replace this store-bought staple in your pantry with a healthier (and custom) version.

Total time:  10 S
Servings:  9
Calories:  180


  • 3 cups quick oats divided
  • 1/2 cup dried fruit of choice
  • 2 tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp. flaxseeds
  • 3/4 tbsp. ground cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup nonfat dried milk

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: ⅓ cup
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 30mg
  • Carbohydrates: 32g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Protein: 6g


  1. Add 2 cups oats, dried fruit, chia seeds, flax seeds, cinnamon, brown sugar and dried milk to FourSide or WildSide+ jar and secure lid.
  2. Press "Pulse" 5-7 times to chop ingredients. 
  3. Add remaining cup of oats and press "Pulse" 2-3 times to incorporate.
  4. Store in an airtight container or in small, plastic bags.
  5. To prepare oatmeal, pour 2/3 cup boiling water over 1/3 cup oatmeal mixture and allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.

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  • any way to make this microwaveable?

    bill bixby on

  • You can leave out the dried milk or use something in its place like organic powdered almond milk.

    Blendtec on

  • Sure! Just put the water and oatmeal in a bowl and microwave for about 1-2 minutes on high or until it thickens.

    Blendtec on

  • I left out the milk and use hot Almond milk instead of water.

    Iona on

  • Do you know what dried fruit would go good with this to make it sweet?

    mserickab1 on

  • Any suggestions for a vegan version?

    goldilocks1968 on

  • Any dried fruit would be great! Strawberries, blueberries, mango, banana, cranberries, raspberries… the list goes on and on!

    Blendtec on

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