Monday, May 7, 2012

Raspberry Lemonade Oatmeal

I will never, ever, ever think that frozen fruit compares to fresh fruit, especially when it comes to oatmeal. However, I like to always keep some on hand because you never know when it will come in handy.

Like today, for instance. I'm actually jetting off to visit a friend across the country for the week (post-graduation present to myself), so the last thing I should do right now is go to the grocery store and stock up on produce. Instead, I'm trying to finish up all the food that I have (or freeze it) so that I don't come back to moldy bread and rotten berries.

I always, always, have sliced bananas stocked in the freezer, but sometimes I keep a supply of blueberries or raspberries in there as well (but never strawberries. Frozen strawberries are the worst). Today, with no other fresh fruit available to me, I was able to grab that bag of raspberries and make a delicious (and deliciously pink) bowl of oatmeal.

Oh, and P.S....I'm a college graduate!

Raspberry Lemonade Oatmeal

by The Oatmeal Artist
Prep Time: 1 min
Cook Time: 5 min
Ingredients (serves 1)
  • 1 cup milk of choice, or water
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats (I use Country Choice Organic)
  • 1/2 cup frozen raspberries
  • juice of half a lemon (~2 tbsp)
  • pinch of salt
  1. Bring milk (I use an equal mixture of almond milk and water) to a boil, add oats, and reduce heat to medium.
  2. Add frozen raspberries and stir.
  3. Once more of the liquid has absorbed, add lemon juice and salt. Stir.
  4. When you're pleased with the consistency of the oatmeal, transfer to a bowl. Serve with another splash of your milk of choice and any other additional toppings (shredded coconut, nuts, etc.).
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  1. Hi there! I just dicovered your blog, and I'm extatic! Will read all of it now, and make oatmeal from heaven afterwards. Thank you! Love from Norway. :-*

    1. This makes me so thrilled! I have a crush on the country of Norway. I'm 1/2 Norwegian and I want to visit your beautiful country so badly! Thanks so much for your comment and for reading my blog. :)

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