- 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.
Yield: 1 serving. Serving size: Whole recipe.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 246 calories, Carbohydrates: 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.
This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.