Recipe

Recipe Recipe By Healthy Eating For Families

 Revved-Up Oatmeal

3 servings

 Prep Time = 5 minutes

Cooking Time = 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup skim milk
  • 1 cup water
  • ¾ cup quick-cooking oatmeal
  • ¼ teaspoon salt (optional)
  • ½ banana, sliced
  • ¼ cup dried cherries
  • ½ cup golden raisin
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup

Steps:

  1. Heat milk and water in medium saucepan until it starts to simmer. Add oatmeal and salt (if using), bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened.
  2. Off heat, stir in banana, cherries, and raisins. Place lid on pot and allow to sit for 2 minutes.
  3. Serve hot with maple syrup or brown sugar and extra milk.

Nutritional Information per Serving (generous1/2 cup): 276 calories, 7 grams protein, 61 grams carbohydrate, 2 grams fat, 0 grams saturated fat, 1 milligram cholesterol, 7 grams fiber, 37 milligrams sodium