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OK Oatmeal with Strawberries and Almonds

Put a new twist on oatmeal by mixing in a bit of fruit preserves, fresh strawberries, and almonds.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: ½ cup oatmeal + 1 tablespoon fruit spread + ½ cup berries + 1 tablespoon almonds

  • Calories 205
  • Carbohydrate 33 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Fat 6.0 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.6 g
  • Sugar 12 g
  • Dietary Fiber 5 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 160 mg
  • Potassium 265 mg

This Recipe Serves 4

Ingredients

1 cup gluten-free rolled oats
2 cups water
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ cup raspberry fruit spread, slightly melted
½ almond extract
2 cups strawberries, quartered
1 ounce slivered almonds, toasted

Instructions

  1. Combine water, oats, and salt in a medium-size pan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes uncovered. Remove from heat and let stand 2 minutes. 
  2. Place the fruit spread in a small microwave-safe bowl and cook on high setting for 15 seconds or until slightly melted. Remove from heat and stir in the extract. 
  3. Spoon equal amounts of the oatmeal in 4 bowls. Top with 1 tablespoon fruit spread, ½ cup berries, and 1 tablespoon almonds.

From Gluten-Free Meals for People with Diabetes by Nancy S. Hughes and Lara Rondinelli-Hamilton, RD, LDN, CDE

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