Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Eat your Oats!

I like to make this on the weekend, but had some today
Just throw some oats into a pan with double the amount of water and a little salt. As, it's coming to a boil, grate in an apple, include the skin. As it thickens, add a little mile to it and you can add a little butter if you want.
I guess what makes it a weekend indulgence is that I top it with this:

Yum, and what makes it extra special is that my Dad bought this big 2L jug for me. He and I share an appreciation for the real stuff!  Years ago he had a friend who ran a maple sugar bush and used to bottle the stuff in old whisky bottles, kind of looked nice sitting in the fridge with their amber glow.

7 comments:

  1. I used to HATE maple anything as a kid, but a trip to Canada a few years ago cured that for good! Can you say bite-sized sugar maple leaves??? Been a big maple convert since!

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  2. I love oatmeal! And so does my baby... we are the only ones in the family. I make mine w/ rice milk instead of water and throw some raisins in there to make it decadent. Your way sounds yummier.

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  3. How about some peanut butter for some protein and "good" fat. That'll stave off the hunger for many hours during a long run.

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  4. My family makes maple syrup! Love it!

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