Treasure Chest Oatmeal
½ cup old fashioned or quick cooking rolled oats (not instant)
1 cup water
2 dates, diced
2 dried apricots, diced
2 dried plums (prunes), diced
1 tablespoon chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon cinnamon ¾ cup nonfat milk
Combine first 7 ingredients in small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; then reduce heat to low and cook for 5 minutes for old fashioned oats or 1 minute for quick cooking oats. Add milk to saucepan, and warm for 1 additional minute.
Makes 1 large serving
Note: recipe can easily be increased to make 2, 3 or 4 servings.
Nutrition Information per Serving:
388 calories, 7.9 g total fat, 1.1 g saturated fat, 3.7 mg cholesterol, 9.3 g dietary fiber, 15.0 g protein, and 100 mg sodium. One serving of this recipe provides an excellent source of dietary fiber, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, and vitamin A.
Cost per Serving : $0.98
Pricing Note: all ingredients were at “regular” prices.