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Toss the Sugary Cereal: Try Heart-Healthy Fruity Oatmeal

By on 02/01/2018

Toss the big box of sugary cereal and try this fruity oatmeal for a healthy breakfast. With sweet, colorful fruit and crunchy almonds, this oatmeal will become a breakfast favorite.


  • cup skim milk
  • 1/2 cup plain dry oatmeal
  • Tbsp brown sugar
  • Tbsp wheat germ
  • Tbsp golden raisins
  • Tbsp almonds chopped
  • Tbsp dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries


  • In a saucepan, combine milk, oatmeal and brown sugar and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, or until oatmeal is softened, stirring occasionally.
  • Add wheat germ, raisins, almonds, dried cranberries and blueberries and stir to combine. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Info

Serves 2
Serving size: 1/2 cup

Calories: 224
Fat: 6g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 2mg
Sodium: 70mg
Carbohydrates: 34g
Fiber: 4g
Protein: 10g

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Date Last Reviewed: February 6, 2017

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