Instant oatmeal is awfully convenient, but the flavored varieties typically deliver a lot of added sugars.
Diet-Busting Oatmeal: Quaker Oatmeal Express, Baked Apple flavor, 200 calories and sugar is the second ingredient on the list. Lighter Option to Order: Quaker Organic Instant Oatmeal, Regular flavor, 100 calories and there’s no sugar added.
Savings: 100 calories.
Better Option to Make at Home:Overnight Oatmeal, 193 calories, 0 grams added sugars.
Total Savings vs. Diet-Busting Oatmeal: Only 7 calories, but there’s no added sugars and you get 9 grams of fiber with the Overnight Oatmeal and only 4 grams with the Quaker Oatmeal Express, Baked Apple flavor.