This really
doesn’t take much more time to make than a bowl of cold cereal. And warms you up
much better!


  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup chopped peeled peaches or chopped apple
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries, raisins, or snipped pitted whole
  • dates
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup skim milk

In a medium saucepan bring water and salt to boiling.

Stir in oats, peaches or apple, raisins, and cinnamon.

Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 2 minutes.

Divide oatmeal among 4 bowls.

Pour 2 tablespoons milk over each serving.

Makes 4 servings.

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