Papa Bear Oatmeal

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1/8 teaspoon salt

2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats (not instant or quick cooking)

3 1/2 cups water

2/3 cup raisins

1 banana, sliced

1 cup sliced strawberries

1/2 cup heavy cream

Brown sugar, for serving

Honey, for serving


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring 3 1/2 cups water and the salt to a boil. Stir in the oats and simmer until almost thickened, about 5 minutes. Stir in the raisins and cook for 2 to 3 minutes more
  2. Spoon the oatmeal into individual bowls and serve. Place the banana and strawberry slices, cream, brown sugar, and honey into the oatmeal bowl. Stir if desired.