1/2-1cupmilk of choice depending on the cooking method(e.g. breastmilk/formula, full-fat coconut milk)
1mediumegg, whisked (can leave out if there's an allergy)
1teaspoonchia seeds (or flax or hemp seeds)
To cook over the stovetop
Heat 1 cup of milk or water on the stove and once it simmers, pour the oats in. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until most of the liquid has been absorbed, about 3-5 minutes.
slowly add in one well-whisked egg, stirring vigorously, until light and fluffy (about 1-2 minutes).
Add in the extra ingredients as suggested in these recipes (or whatever you desire). Turn off the heat, cover the pot, and let it sit for another 3 minutes or so until fluffy. Thin out with additional liquid as needed.
Cook in the microwave
In a microwave-safe bowl or mug, mix all the base ingredients (use 1/2 cup of milk) along with the additional add-ins (minus the stir-ins). See notes for suggestions
Microwave on high for 1 1/2 min, stir, and microwave for another 30-45 seconds, until desired consistency is achieved.
Once cooked, add the stir-ins. Thin out with additional liquid as needed. Wait until completely cooled before serving to baby