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Best Breakfast Oatmeal

No recipe image available.Diabetic-friendly recipe for tasty oatmeal enriched with apple, dried fruit and sunflower seeds.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 cups skim milk
1 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats
1/3 cup dried fruit bits or raisins
1 medium apple, unpeeled, cored, cubed
3 tablespoons raw unsalted sunflower seeds, toasted
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon maple extract
2 1/2 to 3 1/2 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 8 to 12 packets Equal® sweetener or 1/3 to 1/2 cup Equal® Spoonful™
1 pinch salt
Ground cinnamon

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine milk, oats, fruit bits, apple, sunflower seeds, and maple extract in medium saucepan; heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer until thickened, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in Equal® and salt. Spoon cereal into bowls; sprinkle with cinnamon.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): 280 cal., 13 g pro., 45 g carbo., 6 g fat, 3 mg chol., 164 mg sodium.

Food Exchange: 1 milk, 2 bread, 1 fat.

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.