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Breakfast Week: Omega 3 Triple Berry Oatmeal

Of all the meals in a day (including snacks) what’s your favorite? Ours is breakfast, or brunch, really. (But only if we’re making breakfasty things at brunch.) I’ve clearly passed the obsession on to my kid, and I often wonder if it’s nature or nurture. Is his love of all things brunch in his DNA or have I simply indoctrinated him?

I’ll never know but it looks like the baby is falling right in line. She conspired with her brother sneaking little bits of berry while he distracted me with his fashionable oatmeal hat.

I was forced to punish them with a big bowl of omega 3 triple berry oatmeal complete with a spoonful of flax seeds.

So good even the spatula is smiling. Oh, and in honor of breakfast week, we’ve decided to give away a copy of Breakfast At Tiffany’s! [1]


Come on, wouldn’t it be awesome to curl up with a bowl of Omega 3 Triple Berry Oatmeal and watch Breakfast At Tiffany’s [1]in hi-def? We’ll post new breakfast recipes through 3/14. All you have to do is comment on one of our Breakfast Week posts to be entered to win Breakfast At Tiffany’s! [1]

If you want more chances to win- Show us how much you want it. Come back each day and enter another comment. (Only one comment per recipe please.) For even more chances friend us on Facebook [2] or follow us on Twitter [3]@cookingwithkid. Don’t forget to let us know you’ve added or followed. The giveaway will close at 11:59 on 3/14 and the winner will be selected at random from all the comments received.

Omega 3 Triple Berry Oatmeal Recipe

Prep Time: 5 mins  Cooking Time: 10 mins

2 cups fresh or frozen thawed berries (blueberries, strawberries & raspberries)
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
juice of 1/2 lemon
pat of butter
1 cup old fashioned oats
3/4 cup lowfat or non-fat milk
pinch of salt
1 cup water
1 teaspoon flax seeds

In a small bowl mix together berries, lemon juice and sugar. Set aside. Boil water, milk and salt. Stir in oats. Cook about 5 minutes over medium heat stirring occasionally. Turn heat off.  Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute fruit (including any liquid) over medium heat until soft. Add cooked oatmeal to skillet, sprinkle with flax seeds and stir to combine until it’s warmed through. Makes 2 servings.

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