Add 1 cup water to 1/2 cup oat bran in a pot on the stovetop and bring it to a boil.
Once boiling, reduce the heat to medium and then stir until it reaches desired consistency – usually only takes about a minute or two. Top as desired.
Soak 1/2 cup rolled oats with 1/4 cup oat bran in 1 1/2 cups water for 15 to 20 minutes.
Bring the oats to a boil, reduce heat to medium, and cook until most of the water is absorbed.
Add 3/4 cup milk of choice and cook until oats reach desired consistency. Top as desired.