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Wassail Inspired Oatmeal Recipe

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BringYourBestBowl #Target #CollectiveBiasOatmeal with Cranberries, Walnuts and ApplesWhen the server on your blog has been down for 30+ hours, you need to be creative besides watching Netflix. Quaker® Instant Oats have been one of  my go to snacks considering that it's hearty and I feel better making this choice over chips. When we were in Tonga a few years ago, I had to go to the hospital. In the morning they fed me some oatmeal and it was the best thing I had eaten in three weeks. It was mainly cause I had starved myself and that it was something that finally tasted satisfying.
Brown Sugar Oatmeal RecipeI decided to make a few tweaks to the recipe so that it would have a more seasonal taste. I used the Maple & Brown Sugar flavor of the Quaker® Instant Oats and instead of water or milk, I used apple juice. What a difference that tiny thing can make. They now have an indicator to fill up the liquid in the packet so you're not wasting dishes.Oatmeal and Apple RecipeI used 2/3 cup for each packet and used a total of two to fill me up. Add some dried cranberries and microwave on high for about 1.5 minutes, then stir.cranberry oatmeal recipeOnce you've removed it from the microwave, add in your walnuts, dash of cinnamon and about 1/8 tsp. of fresh orange zest. Easy peasy.

Wassail Inspired Oatmeal Recipe

Make this delish Wassail Inspired Oatmeal using cranberries, cinnamon, orange zest and walnuts.
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Course: Breakfast
Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 1
Author: Lindsay


  • 1 pkt Quaker® Instant Oats in Maple & Brown Sugar
  • 2/3 c. Apple Juice
  • 1/8 c. Dried Cranberries
  • 1/8 c. chopped Walnuts
  • dash of cinnamon
  • 4 scrapes of Orange Zest from the Microplane


  • Empty your packet of Quaker® Instant Oats and add the apple juice and dried cranberries.
  • Microwave for 1.5 min. and stir
  • Add the walnuts, cinnamon and orange zest
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Target Oatmeal EndcapOne of the main reasons I was so excited to be able to do this shop was the Bring Your Best Bowl contest that you can win up to $250,000. You can head over to Target to get all your ingredients. It's super convenient because they have these end caps so you can grab all that you need to make some other yummy varieties. To see all the rules, click here. You can enter your recipe online like me and the winner will have their recipe sold this coming fall for a limited time.

So tell me, what is your favorite oatmeal additions?

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