Oatmeal, a whole grain made from rolled or ground oats, can be part of a healthy, hearty breakfast. Quaker oats, created with whole grains containing the hull, bran, endosperm and germ of the oat, comes in Quaker Old Fashioned Oatmeal or Quick Quaker Oats. Old-fashioned oatmeal uses whole, flattened rolled oats, while quick oats uses smaller pieces of rolled oats so they cook quicker. Jazz up regular breakfast oatmeal with fresh fruit, spices or brown sugar.

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How to Make Quick Quaker Oats

Pour 1 cup of water into the saucepan.

Sprinkle dash of salt into the water.

Bring water to a boil.

Pour 1/2 cup of Quick Quaker Oats into the saucepan.

Reduce heat to medium.

Cook oats for one minute, stirring occasionally.

Remove oatmeal from heat. This recipe makes one serving of chewy oatmeal. For a creamy version, stir oatmeal, water and salt together and then bring mixture to a boil. Stir mixture over medium heat for one minute.

How to Make Quaker Old Fashioned Oatmeal

Pour 1 cup of water into the saucepan.

Sprinkle dash of salt into the water.

Pour ½ cup of Quaker Old Fashioned Oatmeal into the saucepan.

Bring water to boil.

Reduce heat to medium.

Cook oats for five minutes, stirring occasionally.

Remove oatmeal from heat. This recipe makes one serving of chewy oatmeal. For a creamy version, stir oatmeal, water and salt together and then bring mixture to a boil. Stir mixture over medium heat for five minutes.

Tips

  • Add healthy toppings to increase the nutritional value of your morning breakfast. Cook oatmeal and add 1 cup of milk, 2 tbsp. brown sugar, one peeled apple and ½ tsp. cinnamon for a tasty breakfast.

  • Sprinkle slivered almonds or walnuts on top for additional crunch.

  • For a sweeter option, add 1 cup of milk, one sliced banana, a handful of dark chocolate chips, and 2 tbsp. brown sugar to cooked oatmeal