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5-Minute Oatmeal Breakfast

When cooking for yourself or elderly loved ones, time is of the essence. Making meals that take only a few minutes or can be prepared ahead of time can ease your hectic morning routine.

Benefits of Oatmeal

  • To some, oatmeal's texture and taste can be off-putting, but its health benefits cannot be ignored!

  • They are high in antioxidants

  • One of the most nutrient-rich foods

  • Contain high sources of fibre to help with feeling satisfied longer, can help lower cholesterol and aid in digestion

5-Minute Oatmeal Recipe


  • 1 cup rolled oats

  • 2 cup unsweetened almond milk

  • 1 medium banana, mashed

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • pinch of salt

  • Blueberries, fresh


  1. Combine all ingredients into a small saucepan and turn heat to medium/high.

  2. Bring to a boil. Then, turn the heat down to low/medium and continually stir for around 3-5 minutes as the oatmeal cooks and thickens.

  3. Once oatmeal is at the desired consistency, remove from heat, and serve immediately with fresh blueberries.

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We are now accepting clients in Smith Falls, Kemptville, Prescott, Brockville, through to Kingston, Ontario.

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