Winter Breakfasts: Oatmeal
December 29, 2010 by learningpatience
Not sure where I got this recipe more than ten years ago. I do remember that I was looking for a good-tasting recipe that didn’t use refined sugar as the main sweetener. We’ve used this basic recipe since, though it rarely looks like this anymore.
The back of the recipe card reads:
Combine liquids and cranberries in a medium sauce pan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Lower heat, cover, and cook until cranberries pop (not for dried). Add remaining ingredients. Continue to cook uncovered 5-6 minutes.
This morning it looks more like this.
1/2 cup water
2 cups apple juice
1/2 cup dried tart cherries
1/3 cup walnut pieces
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
1 granny smith apple, chopped (not peeled)
1 cup old-fashioned oats
Place water, juice, and cherries into medium size sauce pan; bring to a boil over medium heat. Turn heat down just a bit, add the rest of the ingredients, and stir intermittently until done, about 5-6 minutes. Serve with non-fat French vanilla yogurt. [For reference sake: This fed four hungry children and one adult.]
What is your favorite thing to add to oatmeal?