Instant oats are steamed a bit longer and rolled a bit thinner so that they cook faster when mixed with boiling water. However, it’s a myth that instant oats would have less nutrients: they do have exactly the same nutrient and fiber content as traditional, slow-cooking oats.
Many people avoid instant oatmeals because the "plaster-like" texture: however, Simpli instant oatmeals have a different texture, resembling that of slow-cooking, traditional oatmeal. Simpli offers three delicious flavors of instant oatmeal, that truly don't taste "instant".
Questions about oats or gluten-free cooking and baking? Write Simpli Chef Rebecca at ChefRebecca@livesimpli.com.