Here is my basic oatmeal in the morning:
1/2 cup regular oats, either quick or whole it does not matter 1 cup water in a relatively large bowl 1 tsp brown sugar sprinkle of spice (cinnamon, nutmeg, apple pie spice, whatever you like)
put bowl in microwave for about 1 minute 30 seconds to 2 minutes, if you want it thick go longer for thin shorter time... if you want more oatmeal with less calories, add more water... oats expand!
For the acorn squash, I peeled it and diced it then cooked it in the microwave with a sprinkle of apple pie spice and 1 tablespoon of brown sugar for the WHOLE squash. (my fiance uses a whole cup for each half and a half stick of butter! GACK.) Then I microwaved it for 8 minutes til fork tender, it was a side dish for dinner and the next morning I tossed in half a cup with my oats and microwaved the whole kabang. 2675 days ago