SERVES 6 PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES COOK TIME: 5 MINUTES
- 3 cups old-fashioned oats
- ¾ cup dried fruit (Craisins, raisins, apricots, apples, blueberries, etc.)
- ¾ cup nuts
- ¼ cup brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal
- 1 teaspoon nutmeg
- ½ teaspoon ground cloves
- 3½ cups water, divided
In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix well. If you’re packing
the oatmeal for different tastes, leave the fruit out until it is already portioned
and let everyone add fruit to taste to their baggies.
Portion the mixture into six snack-size resealable plastic bags for easy
Boil 3 cups of water on a stove or on the fire.
Pour the contents of your oatmeal baggie into a heat-resistant bowl.
Add about ½ cup of water to the bowl and let sit for 5 minutes before serving