Because I have oats from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I decided to make a food storage oatmeal breakfast station. I’m determined to incorporate food storage into our lives and this idea came to mind. You see oatmeal stations in hotel breakfast areas. My daughter likes omelets or waffles and my husband is a cereal man. But they both would eat oatmeal if they really need to.
I found the lazy Susan on Amazon several years ago. Each jelly jar has a different topping. I typically add fresh blueberries or banana slices after the oatmeal is cooked.
The long-term oats, nonfat dry milk and dehydrated apples are from the Latter-day Saint Home Storage Center. I use regular oats, but this mix would taste fine made with quick oats. I break the apple slices into smaller pieces to fit in a jelly jar. They expand when cooked. We don’t snack on apple slices as it would be more costly.
I cook the oatmeal for 1 minute, then stir and then cook for another 30 seconds in the microwave. All microwave ovens cook differently so yours could take less time or more time. You can also cook the oatmeal mix on the stove with boiling water. My digestive system has been super happy since I started a regular diet of oats. Pretty cool, huh?
There is something peaceful knowing your oats were prayed over many, many time from planting, to harvest to can. I’m thankful to those who volunteer their time to share oats from the Latter-day Saint Church. I hope you decide to make an oatmeal breakfast station using your food storage.