Orange Cranberry Oatmeal

Start your morning off right with this nutritious oatmeal. Its made with heart-healthy cranberries, spicy cinnamon and crunchy walnuts.

Ingredients

  • 2 c orange juice
  • 1 c water
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 c oatmeal (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
  • ½ dried cranberries
  • ¼ chopped toasted walnuts
  • 1 c lowfat or fat free vanilla yoghurt (optional)
  • Additional dried cranberries (optional)

Cooking Process

1. In medium saucepan, bring orange juice, water, salt and cinnamon to a gentle boil. Stir in oats and cranberries.
2. Return to a boil; reduce heat to medium. Cook 1 minute for quick oats, 5 minutes for old fashioned oats or until most of the liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally.
3. Let stand until desired consistency. Spoon oatmeal into 4 cereal bowls.
4. Top each serving with 1 tbsp walnuts and , if desired, ¼ c yoghurt and additional cranberries.

Microwave Directions

1. In 3 quart microwaveable bowl, combine all ingredients except yoghurt and nuts.
2. Microwave on HIGH 4 to 6 minutes for quick oats and 7 to 9 minutes for old fashioned oats or until most of liquid is absorbed.
3. Let stand until desired consistency.
4. Top each serving with yoghurt, walnuts and ,if desired, additional cranberries.

Orange Cranberry Oatmeal
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Orange Cranberry Oatmeal