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Mike’s Blueberry Oatmeal Recipe

We feel good about sharing recipes that make you feel good.  Mike’s Blueberry Oatmeal not only makes you feel good, it also tastes so good you can eat it for dessert! Plus, it’s perfect for these cold winter months.  This recipe serves two people.

Mike’s Blueberry Oatmeal

Ingredients
1 ¾ cups of whole milk

1 cup of quick-cooking oats

1/8 teaspoon of kosher salt

½ cup of brown sugar (light brown is ok to use)

½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon

1 cup of fresh or frozen unsweetened blueberries (thawed)

Putting it All Together
In a medium sized saucepan, bring milk to a boil.  Stir in oats and salt.  Cook over a medium heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until thickened.  Stir occasionally.  Add and stir brown sugar and cinnamon.  Carefully mix in and top with blueberries.

Notes from Mike
For a sweeter oatmeal, mix in honey.  We recommend Heartsease Hill Honey from local beekeepers Joe and Sue Kappler.

Joe and Sue take pride in their connection to the local farming community and now supply Grand Colonial Bed and Breakfast with a variety of local honey and mead products which we have paired with many of our homemade breakfast foods and now offer our guests as premium toppings.  Honey connects us to nature in a way that is direct and pure and honest.  Local honey is a true reflection of the flowers in a region.  Joe and Sue harvest their honey in the rural town of Plainfield, New York.

We currently have two varieties of honey- wildflower and knotweed.  The wildflower honey is light in color and contains a mixture of wildflower nectars.  The jars of knotweed honey have already become a guest favorite.  Knotweed is a mild-flavored local specialty honey harvested once a year.  The bees produce a unique dark, reddish honey from the tiny white flowers. Knotweed is an invasive species in New York State, but the upside of this plant is that it is a plentiful and nutritious food source for the bees right before they head into winter.

Guests and locals alike can purchase Heartsease Hill products from us to take and enjoy at home.  We offer a variety of jar-styles and sizes ranging from 8 ounces to 2.5 pounds.

Mike’s Suggestion:

Place your mug on a saucer/plate to avoid extra cleanup.