I’m sure most sugar addicts like myself have a love/hate relationship with Halloween. I remember as a kid it was my 2nd favorite holiday (1st is Christmas) and I looked forward to it all year. Now, it’s part dread… because I know of all the candy I will eat. (and the crappy-ness I will feel and the few pounds I will gain) But, on the plus side… think of all the candy (FREE candy) I get to eat!! (see, I told you it was a love/hate relationship! haha) I love dressing up and I love halloween parties and trick-or-treating (I get to go again because I have kids – yippee!!)
I think I may have mentioned this before, but we don’t eat cereal. I decided to cut it out of our lives in favor of healthier breakfasts (and not so much wasted milk). So, we have to get pretty creative with our breakfasts. It can be hard at first to think up new and tasty breakfast ideas… especially ones that don’t take a lot of time. This breakfast is the one that is our go-to FAST breakfast. It is also great that my boys both LOVE oatmeal! (my husband hates it, so we usually have it on weekday mornings).
Oatmeal is great because it is so versatile, you can add most fruits or nuts to it and it tastes great! The combo we had this morning was Apples, cinnamon, and molasses.
The thing about this oatmeal that makes it so easy, is that you soak it overnight. Steel cut oats take a really long time to cook, so it’s definitely not something I’m going to try to throw together in the morning. Soaking them overnight makes it so easy!