DIY Instant Oatmeal With Nut Butter

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

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

This recipe is courtesy of The First Mess.

1
Servings
659
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

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

Directions

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
52g
74%
Sugar
7g
8%
Saturated Fat
15g
63%
Cholesterol
78mg
26%
Carbohydrate, by difference
27g
21%
Protein
25g
54%
Vitamin A, RAE
66µg
9%
Vitamin B-12
3µg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
8mg
11%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
111mg
11%
Choline, total
75mg
18%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
46µg
12%
Iron, Fe
6mg
33%
Magnesium, Mg
95mg
30%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
7mg
50%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
316mg
45%
Selenium, Se
19µg
35%
Sodium, Na
186mg
12%
Water
130g
5%
Zinc, Zn
5mg
63%

Oatmeal Shopping Tip

What’s the difference between brown and white eggs? Besides color, nothing – different breeds of chicken account for the differences in color – quality and freshness are what really count.

Oatmeal Cooking Tip

In addition to keeping foods like granola, yogurt, and fruit on hand, plan ahead for hectic weekdays by whipping up extra batches of waffles or pancakes and individually freezing them for easy morning meals.