Oats were consumed by a mass amount of people of the earliest of times, dating back to 7,000 B.C.
75% of Americans eat them for breakfast or keep them in their cupboards.
One 18 oz. container of oats has over 26,000 rolled oats in the package!
Oats average about 15 cents per serving.
Oats have been one of the most consistent foods linked to preventing heart disease.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa is the largest producer of oats in the United States, which is the home of Quaker oats.
Despite oats being a great breakfast option, they’re actually most used to make oatmeal cookies.
If you’re looking for a quick and healthy grab and go breakfast for you and your kids, try these delicious bars. They also make a great after-school snack; enjoy!
1 Egg, Lightly Beaten
1-½ Cups Quick-Cooking Oats
¼-½ Cup Sugar
½ Cup Milk
¼ Cup Vegetable Oil
½ Cup Raisins or Chopped Prunes
1 tsp Baking Powder
½ tsp Salt
½ tsp Cinnamon
Preheat oven to 350°. Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Spread into a greased 8-inch square baking dish. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown.