Mix-Ahead Flavored Oatmeal

Categorized as: Breakfast
 
Makes 7 servings.

Ingredients:

2 cups quick cooking oats
¾ cup SPLENDA® Granular
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
⅛ teaspoon butter flavored granules
¼ teaspoon salt

Directions:

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

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories 100
Carbohydrates 17g
Protein 3g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Fat 2g
Saturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 170mg

Additional comments:

Microwave Cooking Directions: Place ⅓ cup oat mixture in a microwave-safe bowl. Add ⅔ cup water. Microwave on high for 2 minutes or until desired consistency is reached. Stir and serve immediately.

Stove-Top Cooking Directions: 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.

Flavor Variations:

1. Maple Spice Flavor - For each serving of oatmeal, stir in ⅛ teaspoon imitation maple flavoring and ⅛ butter flavor granules into oatmeal before cooking.
2. Apple Spice Flavor - For each serving of oatmeal, stir in 1 pinch ground nutmeg into oatmeal before cooking and 2 tablespoons applesauce after cooking.

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

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