- Prep time 10 mins
I have always pushed large flake oatmeal as a great way to start your day. Now I have moved on to steel cut oats. As good as large flake oats are, steel cut are even better. Less processed and more nutritious in many ways…not to mention easy!
- Combine the oats with the milk and bring to a boil. Simmer for just 1 minute and then turn off the heat. Place a tight fitting lid on the pot and then let it sit for 1 hour on the warm element. Once it has cooled to room temperature, refrigerate until you are ready to eat. ** you can make a big batch and then transfer to a storage container…then you have oatmeal for a few days! Just take what you need, and follow the next steps **
- When its time, warm your oatmeal up again on the stove or in the microwave and give it a good stir.
- Shred the apple on your cheese grater or chop into small pieces. I like to leave the skin on and that is why its important to use organic apples. Add the apple to the warm oatmeal immediately so they don’t brown.
- Place the warm oatmeal in a bowl and top with the chopped nuts, drizzle with maple syrup and serve. Add a little extra milk if desired.
Add different things to your oatmeal such as fresh seasonal berries, orange pieces….or how about peanut butter and chocolate!