Cran-Apple Oatmeal

By ADW|2017-08-21T11:15:24-04:00Updated: August 21st, 2017|Breakfast, Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments

Oatmeal is prepared with milk, and combined with dried cranberries, apple, Equal for sweetness and cinnamon to create a hot breakfast cereal that’s hard to resist.


  • 2 cups 2% or skim milk
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup old-fashioned or quick oats, uncooked
  • 3/4 cup chopped apple
  • 2 tablespoons Equal® Spoonful or 3 packets Equal sweetener
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Combine milk, cranberries, cinnamon and salt in medium saucepan. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add oats and apple. Simmer, uncovered 5 to 6 minutes for old-fashioned (1 to 2 minutes for quick), stirring occasionally, until most of the liquid is absorbed.
  3. Remove from heat. Stir in Equal®, nuts and vanilla.
  4. Serve warm.

Food exchanges: 1 Milk, 2 Starch, 1 1/2 Fruit, 1/2 Fat.

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 2 Servings
Calories:    387
protein:    16g
Carbohydrate:    64g
Fat:    8g
Cholesterol:    20mg
Sodium:    437mg

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

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ADW Diabetes is a diabetic supply mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW takes a leading role in offering free diabetic education through Destination Diabetes, an informational component of the ADW website featuring tips and advice from diabetes and nutrition experts, diabetic recipes and more.

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