Saturday, August 25, 2012

Great Breakfast Idea

Overnight Oatmeal with Fruit

This creamy and filling recipe will be sure to delight you with its versatility, simply use your favorite yogurt and fruit in the mix. The oatmeal mixture will last 2 days in the refrigerator.


Prep Time: 15 mins      Chill: 6-8 hours


Ingredients:

1) 2 cups regular rolled oats
2) 1 cup milk
3) 1 cup of apple juice
4) 1/4 cup of honey
5) 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
6) 3/4 cup blanched almonds or walnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped
7) 1 tart green apple, cored and very thinly sliced
8) 1 6-ounce plain low-fat yogurt
9) 1 cup fresh raspberries






Directions:


In a medium bowl stir together oats, milk, apple juice, honey, and cinnamon. Cover; chill for 6-8 hours. Stir in nuts. To serve, spoon oat mixture into six 8 ounce serving glasses or into a Mason jar for easy on the go eating. Top with apple slices, yogurt, and raspberries.


*This recipe provides 6 servings.*


Nutritional value per serving:

Calories:  347
Fat:     13 grams
Carbs: 52 grams
Fiber:  7 grams
Protein: 10 grams

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