Quick Hot Oatmeal

Most oatmeal recipes call for using water; however, you can always substitute milk for a power breakfast with more protein and more calcium.

Serves: 1Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 1


  • ½ cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. sugar


  • Pour the oats into a microwave-safe bowl.
  • Add milk and vanilla extract. Microwave for 1 minute, 30 seconds, or until thick and creamy.
  • Stir in sugar.