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Fruit + Nut Cinnamon Oatmeal

Serves: 16
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 2 min.

SATISFYING: Full of fiber, healthy fats, complex carbs and protein, this easy hot cereal will keep you satisfied for hours. STORAGE: Keep extra dry cereal mix in fridge to keep fresh.

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Ingredients

5 cups quick oats
2 cups dried fruit (like raisings, cranberries, dates)
1 cup nuts and seeds (like almond slices, walnuts, sunflower seeds, pepitas, ground flax, chia seeds)
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg (optional)
1/2 tsp ginger (optional)
1/8 tsp allspice (optional)
1/8 tsp ground cloves (optional)
milk or water

Instructions

1. Put oats, fruit, nuts, seeds and spices in a large container with lid (like a drink pitcher).

2. Hold lid on tightly and shake until well mixed.

3. Put 1/2 cup of mix in big microwavesafe cereal bowl.

4. Add 1/2 cup of liquid and mix well.

5. Cook in microwave on high power for 2 minutes.

6. Stir and let sit for 2 minutes (bowl will be hot).

7. Stir again and top with choice of chocolate chips, granola or dry cereal, fresh fruit, yogurt or applesauce.

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