Ingredients: ¾ cup water ½ cup old-fashioned oats Dash of salt 1 teaspoon olive oil ½ cup sliced mushrooms 2 tablespoons goat cheese, crumbled, divided use 2 tablespoons half-and-half (save calories by using 2% or fat-free milk) ⅛ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
PREPARATION: 1. Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in oats and salt.
2. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Heat olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms and sauté for 4 minutes.
4. When oatmeal is cooked, stir in 1½ tablespoons of goat cheese, half-and-half/milk, ⅛ teaspoon salt and fresh thyme.
5. Spoon seasoned oatmeal into a bowl and top with remaining ½ tablespoon of goat cheese before serving.