Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal Recipe

Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal Recipe

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Makes 2 1-cup servings

Oats are rich in soluble fiber, which is especially good for lowering cholesterol.

  • 1 cup old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats
  • 2/3 cup apple juice concentrate
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup raisins or currants (optional)

Combine oats, apple juice concentrate, water, and cinnamon in a saucepan. Bring to a simmer, then cover and cook 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in raisins or currants, if using. Let stand 3 minutes before serving.

Per 1-cup serving:

  • Calories: 312
  • Fat: 2.9 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5 g
  • Calories from Fat: 8.4%
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Protein: 7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 66 g
  • Sugar: 32.9 g
  • Fiber: 4.7 g
  • Sodium: 29 mg
  • Calcium: 51 mg
  • Iron: 2.8 mg
  • Vitamin C: 2.1 mg
  • Beta-Carotene: 0 mcg
  • Vitamin E: 0.3 mg

Source: Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer by Vesanto Melina, M.S., R.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.