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Recipe: Oatmeal You'll Never Get Sick Of

Think apple pie and lime cranberry flavors!

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Basic recipe

1/2 cup instant oats

1 tsp brown sugar

2 tbsp dried milk

(approx. 4.5 oz. per serving)

Combine ingredients in a quart-sized zipperlock bag. In camp add boiling water to desired consistency and let sit in insulated cozy for about 2 minutes. Stir and eat.

BONUS FLAVORS

For Lime Cranberry Oats: add 1 tsp. Lime Powder,* a handful of dried cranberries, and a handful of sunflower seeds

For Vanilla Almond Berry Oats: add 1 tsp. Vanilla Almond Powder,*handful dried mixed berries**, and a handful of slivered toasted almonds

For Orange Apricot Hazelnut Oats: add 1 tsp Orange Powder*, 5 dried apricots diced, and a handful of toasted chopped hazelnuts

For Apple Pie Oats: add a good sprinkling of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves, a handful of dried diced apple, a handful of raisins, and a handful of chopped pecan.

*Shop at kingarthurflour.com for these flavored powders that bakers use.

**Look for the Just Tomatoes brand at Whole Foods or justtomatoes.com.