10-Minute Energizing Oatmeal

Prep and Cook Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 cup Old Fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 cups water
  • sea salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • Optional: sweetener such as honey, maple syrup, or molasses
  • 1 TBS black strap molasses


  1. Bring the water and salt to a boil in a saucepan, then turn the heat to low and add the oats.
  2. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring regularly so that the oatmeal will not clump together. Add cinnamon, raisins and almonds, stir, cover the pan and turn off heat. Let sit for 5 minutes. Serve with milk and sweetener.

Serves 2

If you are using prepackaged Oats, it is best to follow the directions on the package.

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