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1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats (such as Quaker Oats Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats)
1 cup milk
1 cup water
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon honey
Desired toppings (such as sliced almonds, peanut butter, or fresh fruit)
How to Make It
Combine oats, milk, salt, and cinnamon in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low.
Simmer uncovered for 3 to 5 minutes until thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
Divide equally between two bowls. Drizzle each serving with 1/2 teaspoon honey. Add additional desired toppings and serve.
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