Hearty Apple-Cranberry Oatmeal

Hearty Apple-Cranberry Oatmeal

Make the most of the most important meal of the day. If you're looking for some breakfast inspiration, you'll want to try this recipe — it's a warming, stick-to-your-ribs way to kick off a crisp fall day!

Learn more about apples in "The Health Benefits of Apples" and more about oatmeal in "Is Oatmeal Good for Diabetics?"
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Preparation time:
10 minutes


1 1/4 cup

Serving size:
1/2 cup

In a saucepan, combine milk, apple juice, oats, cranberries, chopped apple, and cinnamon. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cover pan and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for 2–3 minutes or until oatmeal is desired consistency, stirring often. Stir in artificial sweetener to taste.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 133 calories, Carbohydrates: 27 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 28 mg, Fiber: 3 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 1 fruit. Carbohydrate choices: 2.

This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.



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