Oatmeal

This is the comfort food of the high-fiber diet — warm, cozy, and delicious. This will keep a family going happily until lunch.

INGREDIENTS | SERVES 4

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup dried currants
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup sweetened almond milk, chilled
  1. Bring water to a boil. Add the oats and salt and stir. Turn the heat to low and simmer 5 minutes.

  2. Stir in the currants and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Remove from heat and spoon cooked oatmeal into 4 bowls.

  4. Sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon cinnamon.

  5. Serve the cold almond milk on the side in a small pitcher.

PER SERVING: Calories: 151 | Protein: 4 g | Carbohydrates: 32 g | Fat: 2.0 g | Saturated Fat: 0.2 g | Cholesterol: 0 g | Sodium: 189 mg | Potassium: 283 mg | Phosphorus: 131 mg | Calcium: 86 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Exchanges: 2 Starch | Gluten Free: Use gluten-free oats

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