Oatmeal 101

Yield: 4-6


  • 1 1/1 cups quick 1-minute oats
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 strips of orange peel
  • 2 cups cold water
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  •  ¼ cup agave or maple syrup
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  1. In a medium saucepan, pour the cold water, cinnamon, orange peel, oats, and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, until the oats are soft and have absorbed most of the liquid, about 5 minutes or so.
  2. Reduce the heat to low and salt.
  3. Add milk, vanilla, agave, or Maple syrup and combine, and let it simmer for five minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat, cover, and let stand for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Serve warm and enjoy with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon