Oats and a Visitor

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This morning started out great!  I got up early (thought I had to be in lab only to find out that lab was cancelled), and made a delicious breakfast to kick start my Saturday 🙂

No Bake Cookie Oatmeal

  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 1/4 cup of milk
  • 2 tsp flax meal
  • 1 tsp cocoa
  • 1 Tbsp raisins
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • toppings: coconut, peanut butter and crumbled graham crackers

Cook oatmeal according to package with milk instead of water on the stovetop. I have found that oatmeal tastes better and has a much more appealing texture when cooked on the stovetop.  Once you add the oats, add flax meal, cocoa, raisins, and brown sugar.  Continue to cook.  Then add toppings.  Enjoy. 

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This only serves 1 person, so you can double, triple, quadruple as needed.  I wouldn’t recommend making more than 4 servings at once.

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A lot of you  might already know that I have a cat.  But not just any cat, THE BEST CAT EVER!

Charlie Chronicles Part II

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He waits for me to come home…and usually he will tell me everything that he did that day.  Sleep…eat….sleep….eat 

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He likes tissue paper.  For a mellow cat, he loves to play!

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His favorite spot in the apartment is the sliding glass door.  He’s got a comfy rug to lay on and watch all the squirrels in the back yard.

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His most playful time is night.  Sometimes he brings Mr. Mouse to bed.  I usually hide it under my pillow to get him to sleep. 

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He is fascinated by the tub.  It makes gurgly noises when it drains, so he will get in and just stare it….for hours.

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He’s very cuddly.  I like to say that Charlie and I are watching Greys Anatomy, but really I’m watching Greys and Charlie is snoozing.

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I call this “The Superman”.  He likes to sleep with his arms stretched out. 

Today, Charlie went crazy!  Because, we had a visitor:

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I believe its a Penn State squirrel 🙂

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Charlie didn’t budge.  He was going to make sure that this little guy knew his place, hehe.

 

Hope everyone is having a beautiful weekend!  Only one more weekend until Thanksgiving!

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