Steel-cut oats have a wonderful chewy texture but can take a long time to cook. By soaking them overnight, all you have to do is heat them in the morning. Chia seeds help make the cereal creamy and filling. The recipe comes from the outdoor cooking experts behind the blog Dirty Gourmet, dirtygourmet.com.GEAR 2-qt. backpacking saucepan, spork, backpacking stove and fuel, Nalgene bottle (for measuring), backpacking ladle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 (makes 4 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In the morning, heat oatmeal until simmering, stirring often and adding more water if you'd like it thinner. Spoon into bowls and top with almond butter, brown sugar if you like, and blueberries.

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  • *Chia seeds, when mixed with liquid, make no-cook pudding (find at natural-foods stores). Find almond butter packets at natural-foods stores.

Nutrition Facts

430 calories; calories from fat 46%; protein 14g; fat 22g; saturated fat 2.7g; carbohydrates 49g; fiber 13g; sodium 338mg.
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