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DIY Instant Oatmeal With Nut Butter

Campfire breakfast oatmeal is easy, tasty, and healthy
Instant Oatmeal


Kickstart your day in the great outdoors with this super-simple campfire oatmeal.

This recipe is courtesy of The First Mess.


For the oatmeal packet

  • 1/2 Cup flaked grains
  • 2 Tablespoons seeds or chopped nuts
  • 2 Tablespoons dried fruit
  • 2 Teaspoons sugar
  • Tiny pinch of salt

For serving

  • 1/4 Cup boiling water
  • 1 Tablespoon nut or seed butter
  • Fresh fruit, sliced


For the oatmeal packet

Place the grains, seeds, dried fruit, sugar, and salt in a bag or Tupperware container. Shake to combine. When ready to serve, pour contents into serving dish of choice.

For serving

Boil the water in a pan or kettle over the campfire. Pour over the oats and add the nut butter. Stir it all up until thoroughly combined. Place chopped fruit on top, and serve.