Homemade Oatmeal Mix

My Favourite Instant Oatmeal Mix 
Ingredients (approx. 14 Servings):
  • 6 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup dried fruit or nuts, if desired 
In a large bowl, combine all of the above ingredients. Then store in airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 1 month.  Makes 14 half cup servings.
Preparation of Oatmeal:
1. Place 1/2 cup of mix in a deep microwave-safe bowl.  
2. Add 3/4 cup water to the mix and microwave, uncovered, on high for 45 seconds.
3. Stir and cook 25-40 seconds more (40 seconds worked for me) or until bubbly. Let stand for 1-2 minutes.
4. Serve with milk and fresh fruit if desired.  
Yield: 1 serving

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