Peanut Butterscotch Toffee Crunch Oatmeal!

December 19, 2008

Peanuts and toffee and crunch – oh my!

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I woke up a little dehydrated today, but nothing a few chugs of water couldn’t fix. I am so glad I wasn’t feeling the drudges of alcohol :mrgreen:

We started the relaxing morning with coffee and oats. I can’t believe it’s a Friday because it sure feels like Saturday!

The mixture:

  • 1/3 cup oats, soy milk, water, 1 medium ripe banana, 1 tbsp raisins, pinch saltDSC07109
  • 1/4 cup Kashi Crunch Honey Almond Flax
  • 1/2 tbsp toffee pieces
  • 1/2 tbsp butterscotch chips
  • Spoonful Smucker’s Natural (salty to contrast the sweet)

Divine!!

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Much better than yesterday ….

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I am sprinting out the door as we speak – I’ve got the urge to run because I saw the SUN for the first time in 3 days peek out of the clouds!!!

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1 zestycook December 19, 2008 at 10:58 am

WOW Kath – This oatmeal looks amazing!!

zesty

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2 RunnerGirl December 19, 2008 at 10:58 am

Does Barney Butter need stirred because of oil separation or is it a no-stir nut butter? Thanks!

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3 polly December 19, 2008 at 10:59 am

Have a great run, Kath! We had an ice storm here last night and it’s freezin’!! All schools are closed and it’s a winter wonderland out there. Send me some sun! ;)

Yummmmmmmmy oats, girl. Holy moly. My bowl was just oats with sliced nana today… I’m jealous.

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4 VeggieGirl December 19, 2008 at 11:01 am

HOLY FREAKING GOODNESS!!! What a bowl of oats.

Nice run!!

Enjoy the sun for me!!

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5 Heather McD (heather eats almond butter) December 19, 2008 at 11:04 am

Hope you had a good run in the sunshine. Those gooey butterscotch chips look so good. Once again, lovely morning bowl!

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6 Danielle December 19, 2008 at 11:06 am

Wow that sounds incredible! A too decadent for breakfast for me… although I love all your sweet combos… maybe I’ll make a mini portion for dessert some time, yum! :)

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7 Allison K December 19, 2008 at 11:07 am

So this morning I was driving to work and “God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman” came on the radio…well..when the song got to “Comfort and Joy” all I could think about was “Comfoat and Joy!”

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8 Oh She Glows December 19, 2008 at 11:09 am

I know what you mean-it feels like a Saturday to me too!! I have a snow day from work and we leave for our trip tomorrow, which means a week off work! yawhoo!

Angela
http://www.ohsheglows.com

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9 JENNA December 19, 2008 at 11:09 am

your so creative with your oats. I love it.

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10 erica December 19, 2008 at 11:09 am

this is possibly the most delicious bowl of oats you’ve made to date.. i’ve got to try this combo myself!

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11 Heather December 19, 2008 at 11:13 am

Oooh- I have half a bag of butterscotch chips in my pantry and didn’t know what to do with them. Problem solved :)

Have a great run!

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12 Mel December 19, 2008 at 11:14 am

Your oats sound amazing!

Have a great run and enjoy the sun!

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13 ashley (sweet & natural) December 19, 2008 at 11:15 am

You are really outdoing yourself with these oatmeal combos lately!

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14 Moran December 19, 2008 at 11:36 am

The sun peaked out here for maybe 2 minutes, right after it snowed + rained!!! Crazy weather!
Your oats just get better and better Kath!

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15 Runeatrepeat December 19, 2008 at 11:40 am

Have a good run :)

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16 Christina December 19, 2008 at 11:47 am

That oatmeal looks so good… I’m totally making it tomorrow!

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17 Barbara December 19, 2008 at 11:54 am

There is drool on my keyboard. Mmmmmm that looks so yummy. You really do have the BEST oatmeal combos!

B

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18 Missy (Missy Maintains) December 19, 2008 at 11:57 am

Those look soo good! I need to get some of those chips!!

http://www.missymaintains.blogspot.com

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19 Carol December 19, 2008 at 12:01 pm

Your oats look amazing.
I lve in central NY state and it is snowing at the rate of almost an inch an hour.

Hope you had a good run.

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20 Courtney (Eat The Whole Thing) December 19, 2008 at 12:05 pm

Delicious looking oats!

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21 Halie December 19, 2008 at 12:11 pm

Yum!!!!!!

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22 Cassidy December 19, 2008 at 12:14 pm

Your oats look delicious. I cooked mine stove top for the first time today. The grew in volume! It seem like so much and were very fluffy and yummy.

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23 Shelby December 19, 2008 at 12:15 pm

OH MAN! That sounds AMAZING!

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24 K December 19, 2008 at 12:17 pm

That sounds like a party in the mouth!

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25 Rose December 19, 2008 at 12:22 pm

Run it out, girl. Aren’t those urges THE BEST? It’s cloudy skies here… not too fun :(

Another good oatmeal combo to add to the list!

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26 caroline December 19, 2008 at 12:42 pm

Wow, you cease to amaze me girl! Rocking out those bowls these days!

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27 seelee live (for the love of peanut butter) December 19, 2008 at 12:48 pm

Oats look fantastic! Such a fun and unbelievable yummy idea! I love how you eat this real food and can turn it healthy. Inspiration for all of us!
XO

Lee

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28 julie December 19, 2008 at 1:29 pm

mm that oatmeal look ssoo good! i always have brown sugar oatmean.. how boring!

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29 janna December 19, 2008 at 1:37 pm

i discovered your blog a few weeks ago and have continuously been tempted to make an oatmeal creation myself… but i never eat oatmeal, so i never tried!
but today, for lunch (not breakfast!) i decided to try. i used bananas, nuts, brown sugar, cinnamon and some natural pb… and wow.
now i understand! there will be much more where that came from!

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30 coco December 19, 2008 at 1:53 pm

AMAZING!!!!!!!!

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31 RachelD December 19, 2008 at 2:54 pm

I was wondering if you aimed to drink a certain amount of water everyday, you never really take pictures of water in the winter and I didn’t know if you just didn’t take pictures of it when you drank water. I have a hard time staying hydrated so I was curious.

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32 Mara December 19, 2008 at 2:56 pm

YUM!

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33 Kath December 19, 2008 at 3:02 pm

RunnerGirl ,
It’s a no-stir kind.

Allison K,
Hahaha!

janna ,
Another convert!

RachelD ,
No, I am not the best about water. I do try to drink at least 24 oz during my workout so that will be guaranteed hydration but on days when I run or don’t workout, I do miss out on that. In the winter I drink a ton of hot tea (probably 2-3 cups per day) that I don’t always put on the blog because it’s just plain tea in water. That certainly does count towards hydration. Everything I have read just recommends drinking when you’re thirsty and that should be sufficient, and that aiming for a certain number of cups or liters a day is overrated.

Kath

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34 Brittany December 19, 2008 at 4:34 pm

Your breakfast looks so good. I want to go out and buy some of those toffee pieces now!

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35 Kelsey December 19, 2008 at 6:38 pm

Awesome. Toffee is soo good.

Do you measure out 1/3c of oats dry beforehand or is that cooked?

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36 Kath December 19, 2008 at 6:48 pm

Kelsey,
That’s dry oats. I have a little 1/3 cup scoop that I use for equal parts oats, milk + water.

Kath

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37 Caroline December 20, 2008 at 12:47 am

Yum! Butterscotch chips sound like the perfect oatmeal add-in.

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38 Mariko October 8, 2010 at 2:45 pm

ooooo. I want this. I’d like to link to this if that’s ok! ?

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