Basic Oatmeal with Fruit

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Basic Oatmeal with FruitRecipe
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Add a frozen fruit puree cube to a bowl of hot oatmeal to cool it down quickly and add extra nutrients. You can also prepare the oatmeal in the microwave; combine the oats and water in a microwave-safe bowl, and microwave at HIGH 1 minute. Stir in mashed banana, and make sure the oatmeal has cooled before serving.
about 3/4 cup or 1 (3/4-cup) serving (serving size: 3/4 cup)


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1/4 cup old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats
1/2 cup water
1/2 ripe banana, mashed


1. Place oats in a food processor or blender; process 30 seconds or until a powder consistency.

2. Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan. Stir in oats. Reduce heat to low, and cook, uncovered, 3 to 4 minutes or until smooth, stirring occasionally.

3. Stir in mashed banana.

Oatmeal with Fruit and Yogurt variation: Stir 2 tablespoons plain yogurt into oatmeal and fruit mixture.

Created date

January 2011