Mix-Ahead Flavored Oatmeal

By ADW|2017-09-15T11:01:09-04:00Updated: September 15th, 2017|Breakfast, Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments


  • 2 cups quick cooking oats
  • 3/4 cup SPLENDA® Granular
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon butter flavored granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Oatmeal Flavor Variations:

Maple Spice Flavor: For each serving of oatmeal, stir in 1/8 teaspoon limitation maple flavoring and 1/8 butter flavor granules into the oatmeal before cooking.

Apple Spice Flavor: For each serving of oatmeal, stir in 1 pinch ground nutmeg into oatmeal before cooking and 2 tablespoons applesauce after cooking.


  1. In a plastic bag or airtight container, combine all ingredients.
  2. Store until ready for use. Shake mix together when you are ready to use.

Oatmeal Microwave Directions

  1. Place 1/3 cup oat mixture in a microwave-safe bowl. Add 2/3 cup water. Microwave on high for 2 minutes or until desired consistency is reached.
  2. Stir and serve immediately.

Oatmeal Stove-Top Cooking Directions

  1. In a small saucepan over high heat, bring ⅔ cup water to a brisk boil. Add ⅓ cup oat mixture and cook for 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Let stand until desired consistency is reached.
  2. Serve immediately.
Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 7 Servings
Calories: 100
Carbohydrates: 17g
Protein: 3g
Dietary Fiber: 2g
Total Fat: 2g
Saturated Fat: 0.5g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 170mg

Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics.

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