Nutritious and Delicious Oatmeal


1 1/2 cups (375 mL) large flake oats (oatmeal)
2 tsp (10 mL) flaxseed, ground
2 1/2 cups (625 mL) milk
3 1/2 cups (875 mL) water
1/3 cup (80 mL) dried dates, diced
1/3 cup (80 mL) dried apples, diced
1 tsp (5 mL) ground cinnamon
1/3 cup (80 mL) brown sugar
3 tbsp (45 mL) slivered almonds, toasted


In a re-sealable container, combine the oats, flaxseed, milk and water. Refrigerate overnight. Early in the morning, pour the mixture into a saucepan and add the dried fruit and cinnamon. Cook on low for approximately 15 minutes while stirring often. Add brown sugar and serve with the slivered almonds.


Get a head start with this easy breakfast recommended by the team of Registered Dietitians at Dairy Farmers of Canada for busy families. Each serving provides 2/3 of a cup of milk.

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Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 11:42am


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