Staring Down the Barrel

by Cait on June 15, 2012

..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!

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{ 13 comments… read them below or add one }

Katie @ Talk Less, Say More June 15, 2012

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


Cait June 15, 2012

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


Jamie @ StudioEats June 15, 2012

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

Hope you get a studying break this weekend!


Cait June 15, 2012

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


Liz @ Tip Top Shape June 15, 2012

Looks great! Happy Friday to you, too :D


Cait June 15, 2012

Thanks Liz, you too! :)


Alissa @lifelikefruitsalad June 15, 2012

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

Happy Friday! :)


Cait June 17, 2012

Aw thank you! And happy friday to you too!


Kaitlyn June 15, 2012

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


Cait June 17, 2012

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


Lauren June 15, 2012

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


Katie June 15, 2012

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


Cait June 17, 2012

You should! I think you would love them :)


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