Hearty Oatmeal with Strawberries, Dried Cherries and Almonds

The entire fam will fall head-over-heels for this hearty spin on a classic bowl of oatmeal. Sprinkle with dried cherries and almonds, and then top with strawberry slices (in the shape of a heart) for a berry lovely breakfast!

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  • Yield: 2 Servings


  • 1 3/4 cup lowfat or fat free milk
  • 1 cup old-fashioned or quick cooking oats (not instant)
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 cup toasted sliced almonds


Combine milk, oatmeal, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring often to prevent boiling over. Cook until thickened; divide between two serving bowls and top with strawberries, cherries, and almonds; serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 360
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Protein: 15g
  • Carbohydrate: 61g
  • Fiber: 6
  • Sodium: 0mg
  • Calcium: 300mg

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