Oatmeal With Fresh Fruit
It’s important to start your day with a breakfast that gives you long-lasting energy. It helps you stay focused in school and gives you energy for the playground. This breakfast is warm, a little spicy from cinnamon, and topped with your favorite fresh fruit. We also love how inexpensive and easy it is to make.
Oatmeal with Fresh Fruit
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Yields: 1 cup, serves 1-2 kids
1/2 cup instant oatmeal or oat bran
3/4 to 1 cup boiling water (more or less to preference)
1/2 cup diced fresh fruit or dried fruit
Dash of cinnamon
1 Tablespoon sunbutter (optional)
Drizzle of honey
Instructions for Adults
Boil the water to pour over oatmeal (allow kids to measure the oatmeal first).
Instructions for Kids
Measure the oatmeal into a medium mixing bowl. Ask an adult to help you pour hot water over the oats, starting with 3/4 cup of boiling water (add more based on preference). Stir the water and oats to combine. Let oatmeal sit for 2-3 minutes to cool.
Slice fresh fruit with your plastic knife while your oatmeal cools.
Divide oatmeal into 1/2 cup servings. Add fruit, cinnamon, sunbutter and honey to the oatmeal. Stir and enjoy!
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