Oatmeal with Chia Seeds and Raisins

Chia seeds add protein and healthy omega 3s to this oatmeal, while raisins and honey make it taste delicious.

Oatmeal with Chia Seeds
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Oatmeal with Chia Seeds and Raisins

This oatmeal with chia seeds has a boost of extra fiber!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword oatmeal with chia seeds
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings, about ½ cup each
Calories 206 kcal
Author Openfit

Ingredients

  • 2 cups reduced-fat (2%) milk
  • 2 Tbsp. raisins
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt or Himalayan salt
  • 1 cup dry old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • 1 tsp. raw honey optional

Instructions

  1. Bring milk, raisins, and salt to a boil in medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring frequently.

  2. Add oats; cook over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

  3. Add chia seeds; mix well. Let oatmeal stand 1 minute before serving.

  4. Divide oatmeal evenly between four serving bowls. Top evenly with honey (if desired).

Recipe Notes

  • You can substitute 1 cup water and 1 cup reduced-fat (2%) milk for 2 cups reduced-fat (2%) milk if you want a lighter version of this oatmeal.
  • This recipe can also be microwaved easily. Place milk and oats in a large microwaveable bowl. (Make sure your bowl is big enough that the oatmeal doesn’t boil over.) Cook for 2 minutes on high.  Stir oatmeal. Cook an additional 2 minutes. Stir oatmeal. Cook an additional 2 to 3 minutes if needed. Add raisins and chia seeds after microwaving.    

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Oatmeal with Chia Seeds and Raisins
Amount Per Serving (0.5 cup)
Calories 206 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 207mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 10g
Protein 9g 18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.