Thursday, August 26, 2010

Baby's Oatmeal

I love having this in the fridge for Jules so she and daddy can have their oatmeal together in the's seriously the cutest. She loves to feed herself (we almost never use a baby spoon with her anymore!) and this is thick enough that she can grab chunks of it off of her high chair tray. I love introducing new spices and flavors to her, like the cinnamon and vanilla in this oatmeal.

Makes about 2 cups

Baby's Oatmeal

1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract

In a medium saucepan over high heat, combine 2 cups of water, cinnamon and vanilla and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and stir in oats.
When mixture begins to simmer, cover, turn off heat and let stand until thick and creamy, about 15 minutes. Serve with breast milk, formula or throw in some of your own add-ins. Jules loves mashed bananas in hers!

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  1. Thanks for this recipe Brooke! My little Lexi lives on puffs and breast milk because she doesn't much like "real food". However, she ate 5 spoonfuls of this :)


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