New Lily

September = Apples (+ Oatmeal)

When I was in college I did an Outward Bound expedition in the Pacific Crest mountains in Washington state. Every morning we had oatmeal…and by the end of the 22-day trek, we were connoisseurs of oatmeal. Fresh fruit was only a luxury at resupply, so we made do with dried apples and cranberries. We also had cashews, almonds and peanuts…and butter. I still love a good bowl of oatmeal, and since it’s September and apple season has begun, it’s a perfect time to pair the two for breakfast. I made a pot of oatmeal this morning, and put the fixings in small bowls so the kids could add their own. We had apples, cranberries, walnuts, raisins, almonds, brown sugar, and syrup.
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