Quaker oatmeal makes for a healthy breakfast with heart healthy benefits. Oatmeal contains fiber and whole grains, which help keep you fuller longer. It is also a cholesterol-free food low in fat and sugar and contains no cholesterol. Cooking oatmeal is easy and takes only a few short minutes to have a warm, healthy breakfast to begin the day.
Things You'll Need
Stovetop Instructions – Old-fashioned oats
Add water, milk or salt to a saucepan and heat stove top to medium-high. Cook until boiling.
Add oats and cook over medium heat for about five minutes, stirring occasionally.
For creamier oats, combine water (or milk), salt and oats in a saucepan and then heat water to boiling. Cook over medium heat for five minutes, stirring occasionally.
Stovetop Instructions – Quick Oats
Boil water (or milk) and salt in saucepan over medium high heat until it boils.
Add in quick oats and cook for one minute over medium heat.
For creamier oats, combine water (or milk), oats, and salt and heat to a boil over medium high heat. Cook for one minute, stirring occasionally.
Microwave Instructions – Old-fashioned Oats
In a microwavable bowl, combine oats, water (or milk), and salt.
Heat in microwave for 2 1/2 – 3 minutes on high.
Remove from microwave and stir before serving
Microwave Instructions – Quick Oats
In a medium microwavable bowl, combine oats, water (or milk), and salt.
Microwave on high 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.
Remove from microwave and stir before serving.
Add fresh or frozen fruit, sugar, or cinnamon to the oatmeal to add flavor.