Staring Down the Barrel

..of a jar of oats!

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Vermont Morning Oats to be exact.

Remember my Vermont trip last summer?  My sister and I still talk about what a blast it was.  It really was such a significant trip for so many reasons.

If you’ve forgotten, or don’t know about it – you can read all about it here.

Anyway, this morning I broke out the good stuff for a nice hearty breakfast.

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There’s such a great variety of textures in this oatmeal.  I love it.

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And boy oh boy is it ever filling.  

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I feel like I barely have room for coffee after finishing this!

Into the mix I added 3/4 diced apple, a dash or two of cinnamon, 1 tbsp chia seeds and about 1 cup or so of water (just enough so that everything was more or less submerged).

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Cooked on HIGH for about 3 minutes in the microwave, topped with Almond Butter and viola!

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I’m now nursing my coffee as I try to digest.

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Happy Friday everyone!

  • Katie @ Talk Less, Say More

    Looks like my bowl of oatmeal yesterday. Except I keep forgetting to put chia seeds in my oats now that I have them!

    • Cait

      Oooh definitely add them! They make such a nice, thick texture!

  • Jamie @ StudioEats

    Cute bowl! I wish I could fit more bowls in my tiny kitchen…

    Hope you get a studying break this weekend!

    • Cait

      Thank you! I got this bowl at Williams Sonoma I think :)

  • Liz @ Tip Top Shape

    Looks great! Happy Friday to you, too :D

    • Cait

      Thanks Liz, you too! :)

  • Alissa @lifelikefruitsalad

    You seriously have the CUTEST bowls and dishware!
    And also the most delicious looking breakfasts ever…!

    Happy Friday! :)

    • Cait

      Aw thank you! And happy friday to you too!

  • Kaitlyn

    Your bowls are the best! Where do you get them?

    • Cait

      Thanks! I get most of them at Crate n Barrel, CB2 and Williams-Sonoma :)

  • Lauren

    I love how oats fill me up. Nothing seems to compare.

  • Katie

    Maybe THESE kind of oats would fill me up…I should try them!

    • Cait

      You should! I think you would love them :)