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Oh-So-Delicious Oatmeal

Prep time: about 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 c. water
  • 1/2 c. rolled oats
  • dash of salt
  • 1/4 c. applesauce
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. brown sugar

Utensils:

  • cooking pot
  • measuring cups and spoons 
  • stove (you'll need help from your adult assistant)
  • mixing spoon
  • serving bowl

Directions:

  1. Pour the water, oats, and salt into a medium-size pot on the stovetop.
  2. Heat the mixture until it boils, then turn the heat to low.
  3. Using a wooden spoon, stir in the applesauce and cinnamon.
  4. Cook on low heat and continue to stir the mixture for 5 minutes.
  5. Pour the oatmeal into a bowl and sprinkle the brown sugar on top.
  6. Allow the oatmeal to cool for a minute before digging in.

Serves: 1

Serving size: 1 bowl

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
390 calories
13 g protein
6 g fat
74 g carbohydrate
9 g fiber
0 mg cholesterol
302 mg sodium
64 mg calcium
4.3 mg iron

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N
Date reviewed: March 2009

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