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Oatmeal Mess

Our current favorite morning meal is McCann's steel cut Irish oatmeal with a slew of goodies added in. Supposedly McCann's only processes steel cut oats in their mills. They can't claim to be gluten free because of possible contaminants in route to the plants, but they haven't seemed to cause any issue for us so we'll keep eating them. I like the funky aftertaste like with some other oats. We've opted for the 5 minute quick oats out of convenience. We have tried making them at night and storing in the fridge in jars for quick heating up...this works too, but we like it freshly made.

This morning Andy toasted the oatmeal before cooking, along with some almonds & walnuts with a bit of cinnamon and sugar.

Then he cooked up some bananas with cinnamon on the griddle.

I've been obsessed with chia seeds lately and have a healthy scoop on top of my oatmeal each day. I really like Bob's Red Mill chia seeds. Chia seeds are said to be high in Omega-3s and they do have some protein content...which I have been trying to up my protein intake. A little honey, some rice milk, and some dried cranberries make this an awesome breakfast. 

Breakfast is always better when you have a helper....

"Good Morning!"


  1. That looks soooo yummy! I wish I had that for breakfast this morning. Looks like good brain food!! :~)


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