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Kids In The Kitchen: Quick ‘N’ Hot Oatmeal

Start your morning off right with a hot and hearty bowl of oatmeal.

Earth Eats is partnering with WTIU Public Television’s children’s series The Friday Zone to empower kids to make healthy choices when choosing a snack. Food blogger and mom Heather Tallman prepares kid-friendly recipes with the help of Felix.

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Quick 'N' Hot Oatmeal


  • 1/2 cup quick oats
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon local maple syrup

Cooking Directions

  1. Pour oats into a microwave safe bowl. Add milk and vanilla extract.
  2. Heat for 90 seconds or until thick and creamy.
  3. Sweeten if desired. Swirl in preserves, dried fruits or nuts if you want.

Print out this recipe (PDF) and create your own cookbook!

Earth Eats Staff

Earth Eats Staff is a weekly podcast, public radio program and blog bringing you the freshest news and recipes inspired by local food and sustainable agriculture.

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