Apple Pie Oatmeal

Serves 2 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cook time: 7 minutes

2 T slivered/sliced almonds
1 cup rolled oats (not instant)
1 1⁄2 cup rice or almond or non­fat cows milk
1 medium diced apple
2 T raisins
1­2 tsp maple syrup (real) or honey
1 tsp cinnamon

  1. Preheat medium saucepan at medium heat.
  2. Add almonds to saucepan and toast until lightly browned.
  3. Add oats and toast for another minute.
  4. Using a wooden spoon, stir frequently to avoid burning.
  5. Add milk and increase heat to medium­high. Stirring, allow to simmer.
  6. Reduce heat to low. Add apple, raisins, maple syrup and cinnamon.
  7. Stirring occasionally to prevent burning, allow to cook 4­5 more minutes or until milkis absorbed.

Serve hot! Apple Pie Oatmeal is a great choice for a cold winter day. It is free of wheat, soy and corn. Low in saturated fat and high in fiber. It will leave you feeling full until lunch!