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Apple Cider Oatmeal with Pecans

What makes it great: Using apple cider instead of water adds natural sweetness, plus a shot of potassium and iron.

All You FEBRUARY 2014

  • Yield: Serves: 1
  • Cook time: 7 Minutes
  • Prep time: 2 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$0.80


  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans


1. Bring cider, 1/4 cup water and salt to a boil in a small, heavy saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in oats. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Place pecans in a small, dry skillet over medium heat and cook, stirring, until lightly toasted and fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl. Remove pan with oatmeal from heat; stir in milk. Spoon oatmeal into a bowl, top with pecans and serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 323
  • Fat: 14g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Carbohydrate: 45g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Sodium: 162mg

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