Oatmeal with Prune & Banana Compote

A rich source of vitamin C and polyphenols (a type of antioxidant thought to protect brain cells from damage), dried plums—which you may know as prunes—add rich flavor to this traditional morning dish.

Resistant Starch: 5.2g


1 serving (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
Total time: 10 Minutes

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 420
Fat 6 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 1.5 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 15 g
Carbohydrate 83 g
Fiber 8 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 115 mg


1 cup 1% low-fat milk
1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
3 dried prunes, chopped
1 banana, diced
1 tablespoon crystallized ginger, chopped


1. Combine milk and oats in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 3–5 minutes.

2. Combine prunes, banana, and crystallized ginger; sprinkle over oatmeal.

The CarbLovers Diet,


August 2010
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