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Spiced apple date oatmeal

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Spiced apple date oatmeal

1 packet (1 ounce) plain instant oatmeal (look for a brand with no sodium)
1/2 cup unsweetened apple juice
2 tablespoons chopped dried apple
1 tablespoon chopped dates
1 dash cinnamon
1 dash nutmeg
NutraSweet to taste

Empty dry oatmeal into a cereal bowl and set aside. Place apple juice in a small saucepan and bring to a boil (or heat in microwave). Add apple juice, dried apple, dates, cinnamon, nutmeg, and NutraSweet to oatmeal and stir to combine. Let stand 1 minute. Serve right away.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 246
  Carbohydrate: 52 g
  Protein: 5 g
  Fat: 2 g
  Saturated fat: <1 g
  Sodium: 5 mg
  Fiber: 4 g
Exchanges per serving: 2 fruit, 1 1/2 starch
Carbohydrate choices: 3 1/2




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