Surprise! Instant Oatmeal

Let’s kick that boring instant oatmeal up a notch by hiding your kiddos favorite toppings underneath the cooked oats. Your toddler will love this fun and super simple way of serving their breakfast oatmeal. 

  • Serving size 1
    Makes 1 serving
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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

  1. In a small bowl, stir together the oats, cinnamon and boiling water. Let sit for 2-3 minutes.
  2. In a toddler-friendly bowl, add the toppings of your choice.
  3. 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.

12+ months

Always check with your child’s doctor first if you have any questions about introducing new foods and textures.

Sources

Serve Up Those Superfoods

Serve Up Those Superfoods

Serve Up Those Superfoods

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