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Homemade Instant Oatmeal Packets

A great way to save money is by making homemade instant oatmeal packets!

Homemade Instant Oatmeal Packets are AMAZING and such an easy breakfast for busy mornings!  By making your own homemade instant oatmeal packet you will save yourself a ton of money!  You can also determine the ingredients you want to use. This is a great tip for back-to-school.  Simply prep your packets and stash in your pantry.  Each morning you can have breakfast ready in minutes!

My son loves to have oatmeal every morning or as an afternoon snack.  This is a huge money saver for me.  You can modify this recipe to be gluten free by using gluten free oats.  This recipe can be microwaved or cooked on the stove depending on what type of oats you use.  I love how easy they are to make and they save me both time and money in the morning.

You can include some additional items like blueberries, strawberries or bananas that you can add after they are cooked.  You can choose if you want to add a sweetener like brown sugar, honey, granulated sugar or sugar substitute. I like to add a splash of almond milk or coconut milk to mine after prepared.  I hope you enjoy this great money saving easy breakfast idea! Trust us you will be glad you did!  If your family loves to eat oatmeal for breakfast this is tip is for you!

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Print Recipe
Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:2 mins
Total Time:7 mins

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar granulated sugar or sugar substitute
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 TBSP chocolate chips
  • 2 TBP raisins
  • 2 TBP craisins

Instructions

  • Mix dry ingredients into a ziploc bag and place in pantry.

When ready to prepare:

  • Pour instant oatmeal packet into a bowl and add 3/4 cup water.
  • Microwave on high for 1-2 minutes, until cooked.
  • Stir and serve.
  • You can also cook in a saucepan on the stove, if you prefer.
  • To make gluten free use gluten free oats and follow package directions for preparation.

Notes

Store in an airtight container or freeze for up to three months.

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10 Comments

  1. This is a great idea for the kiddos. I do something similar for breakfast at work. In my case, I put it all in a small Pyrex bowl with a lid. That way I have a bowl for my oatmeal with me.

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