Archive for category Oatmeal

Cranberry Nut Oatmeal

Ingredients: 1 cup cooked oat groats or steel cut oats 1/8 tsp salt 1 Tblsp brown sugar 2 Tblsps dried cranberries 2 Tblsps coarsely chopped nuts, ie: walnuts, pecans, almonds Directions: If  the oats are not already hot heat them for ~1 min in the microwave. Once the oats are hot, stir in the salt and sugar. […]

Cinnamon Raisin Oatmeal

Ingredients: 1 cup cooked oat groats or steel cut oats 1/8 tsp salt 1 Tblsp brown sugar 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 cup raisins Directions: If  the oats are not already hot heat them for ~1 min in the microwave. Once the oats are hot, stir in the salt and sugar. Then thoroughly mix in the […]

Cooking Whole Oat Groats

Whole oats groats are oats in their least processed form. All that is been done is the husk has been removed. Groats have a nice chewiness and great nutty flavor. Our instructions will make more sense after you quickly read through our thermos cooking basics.

Cooking Steel Cut Oats

Steel cut oats (also called pinhead oats, Scotch oats, or Irish oats) are such a step up taste and texture that there’s no comparison to rolled or instant oats. That’s because steel cut oats are made from whole oat groats that have been cut into smaller pieces. In comparison, instant oats are steamed and rolled […]

Instant Oatmeal vs. Whole Oats

A lot of people eat instant oatmeal – it’s quick, cheap, pre-flavored (usually), and fills the shelves in the breakfast aisle of your local mega-mart. Unfortunately, there’s not a lot of nutrition in those thin flakes. Here’s a great story from the famous ultra-light backpacker, Ray Jardine, in his classic backpacking book Beyond Backpacking: I […]

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