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Prep time: about 10 minutes

What you need:

  • 1 c. water
  • 1/2 c. rolled oats
  • dash of salt
  • 1/4 c. applesauce
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. brown sugar

What to do:

  1. Pour the water, oats, and salt into a medium-size pot on the stovetop.
  2. Heat the mixture until it boils, then turn the heat to low.
  3. Using a wooden spoon, stir in the applesauce and cinnamon.
  4. Cook on low heat and continue to stir the mixture for 5 minutes.
  5. Pour the oatmeal into a bowl and sprinkle the brown sugar on top.
  6. Allow the oatmeal to cool for a minute before digging in.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 390 calories
  • 13g protein
  • 6g fat
  • 74g carbohydrate
  • 9g fiber
  • 0mg cholesterol
  • 302mg sodium
  • 64mg calcium
  • 4.3mg iron

Serves: 1

Serving size: 1 bowl

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N, CNSC
Date Reviewed: 04-11-2015

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