Bob's Red Mill Organic Quick Cooking Rolled Oats are naturally wholesome and not pre-cooked like instant oats. They're freshly milled from the highest quality organic oats available anywhere. These oats are rolled thinner than regular oats to shorten the cooking time.Our Organic Quick Cooking Oats make a delicious and healthy "instant oatmeal" alternative to the little packets other brands offer (those being loaded with preservatives and sugar). Get yourself a container, measure out enough quick oats for the week and add in extras like chia seeds, flaxseed meal, dried fruit, nuts, seeds—whatever dry ingredients you love in your oatmeal! When you're ready for breakfast, scoop out a servings worth, add in some steaming hot water and let sit for about 5 minutes or zap it for 20 seconds in the microwave and you've got a healthy and easy breakfast ready to go.