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Spiced Date Oatmeal Recipe

You can prepare this hearty oatmeal in a hurry. And if you don't have dates available, try substituting raisins. Everyone will love this filling dish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups apple juice
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cups chopped dates
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • Milk
  • Coconut, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, bring apple juice to a boil. Stir in oats; cook 1 minute. Remove from the heat; stir in dates, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Serve with milk and sprinkle with coconut if desired. Yield: 2 servings

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 395 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 10 mg sodium, 88 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 7 g protein.