Skip to Content

FLU RESTRICTIONS (Effective January 8): Due to a steady increase in flu cases in our community and in our hospitals, children age 12 and younger should not visit people in Cone Health hospitals. Get the Details

Published on August 30, 2017

Homemade Instant Oatmeal

Homemade Instant Oatmeal

Homemade Instant Oatmeal

Need a quick and healthy breakfast? Make your own instant oatmeal! With this recipe you can control sugar and salt amounts that tend to be high in pre-packaged instant oatmeal packs, all for a fraction of the cost and none of the preservatives.


In a sandwich bag, put:

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup dried fruit
  • 2T chopped nuts
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ground flax or chia seeds
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of salt

Pour into bowl, add 1 cup of hot water or skim milk and stir to thicken