Hearty, old-fashioned rolled oats in the morning will keep you satisfied until lunchtime. Double or expand recipe based on needs.
Raisins are not only a great source of fiber, but they also add a sweet flavor with no added sugar.
Oats do not contain gluten but can be manufactured in a facility with gluten. For severe allergies, it’s best to buy oats labeled gluten free.
Avoid using nuts or nut-based milks as a topping if you have a nut allergy.
Makes 2 Servings
Combine 2 c (480 mL) of water with all ingredients, except nondairy milk, in a heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil.
Lower heat, and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes, or until cooked to your liking.
Serve plain or with vanilla nondairy milk, if desired.
Variation: For Cinnamon-Apricot Oatmeal, replace raisins with 1/2 cup (180 grams) chopped dried apricots. Cook as directed.
Variation 2: For Cinnamon-Apple Oatmeal, reduce water to 3 1/4 cups (780 milliliters) and replace raisins with 1 apple, peeled and coarsely chopped. Cook as directed.
Fat: 3.2 g
Saturated Fat: 0.5 g
Calories from Fat: 12.4%
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Protein: 2.6 g
Carbohydrates: 42.6 g
Sugar: 12.3 g
Fiber: 5.4 g
Sodium: 168 mg
Calcium: 50 mg
Iron: 2.3 mg
Vitamin C: 0.5 mg
Beta-Carotene: 1 mcg
Vitamin E: 0.2 mg