Cran-Apple Oatmeal

Makes 2 servings.


2 cups 2% or skim milk
⅓ cup dried cranberries
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup old-fashioned or quick oats, uncooked
¾ cup chopped apple
2 tablespoons Equal® Spoonful*
2 tablespoons chopped pecans (optional)
½ teaspoon vanilla extract

* May substitute 3 packets Equal sweetener


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.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories 387
Protein 16g
Carbohydrate 64g
Fat 8g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 437mg

Food Exchanges: 1 Milk, 2 Starch, 1 ½ Fruit, ½ Fat

Additional 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.

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®. provides many fine recipes for diabetic diets. Since its online debut in 1999, has become one of the more popular and largest cooking and recipe sites on the Internet.

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