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Stovetop oatmeal. A simple and inexpensive breakfast.

Stovetop oatmeal

Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 4 cups water
  • pinch of salt
  • desired toppings: real maple syrup honey, coconut, apples, cinnamon, peanut butter, etc.


  1. In a saucepan, combine oats and water.
  2. Bring to a boil, turn down heat to simmer and let cook about 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally until oatmeal has thickened and reached the desired texture.
  3. Add sweetener, coconut oil or butter, and other desired toppings.
  4. Serve warm.