How to Make Your Own Instant Oatmeal Packets - Take 1/2 cup Oats, 1-2 tablespoons of brown sugar, put them in a snack sized bag and zip it up. Really. It’s that easy! You can add dried fruit, cinnamon, chocolate chips, whatever you love in your oatmeal. When you are ready to cook them, empty the packet into a bowl, add 3/4 cup of water or milk and microwave on high for 1 minute. Simple as that!
Caramelized Italian Chicken: 2-3 lbs Chicken Breast, 1 packet (0.7 ounce) of dried italian dressing mix, 1/2 cup packed brown sugar. Mix the dressing mix and brown sugar, then coat chicken breasts. Layer in a 13x9 foil lined pan, top with remaining mix if desired, then bake at 350* for 20-25 min on each side.