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Sunday, January 3, 2016

Microwave Apple Oatmeal

I wish all my readers a happy, healthy and prosperous new year. May all your wishes and dreams come true this year.
I am starting the new year on a healthy note, with this simple, humble dish that takes about five minutes from start to finish. There is no need for any sweeteners in this fiber rich breakfast as the apple does the job. If still one prefers extra sweetness, a sweetener of choice can be added. Besides the natural sweetness, the crunchy apple bits lend a nice texture to the oatmeal.
1/2 cup old fashioned oats
1 cup milk (I use fat-free milk.)
One small sized apple, finely diced
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon (optional)
2 tbsp. nuts / dry fruits of your choice

* Add everything except the toppings to a big sized microwave safe glass bowl. Microwave for 4 to 5 minutes or until done, stirring intermittently once or twice. Keep an eye on the oatmeal to avoid the milk flowing over into the microwave.
* Remove the container and add extra warm milk if needed, to reach the desired consistency.
* Add toppings of choice and serve immediately.

This goes to Blogging marathon #60 under the theme 'Healthy Recipes / Diabetic Recipes'. Check the link to see what other marathoners are cooking.



rajani said...

I always feel apples pair perfectly with oatmeal than any other fruit. Good recipe to start 2016 :-)

vaishali sabnani said...

Super quick and healthy breakfast ! Looks yum !

Gayathri Kumar said...

Very simple recipe but looks absolutely wonderful. Need to try cooking in MW..

Sapana Behl said...

Very filling and super quick breakfast.

Priya Suresh said...

Definitely my kind of oatmeal.. such a quick and easy breezy breakfast to fill the hungry tummy.

Kalyani said...

Oats in a sweet form still dont appeal to my senses... but I am sure my kids would like this.. will try and let u know !!

good start to 2016 :)

Srivalli said...

Happy New Year to you and your family Suma. Wonderful way to begin the year!

Pavani N said...

Happy new year to you and your family Suma.
That is one healthy and nutritious oatmeal.

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Wonderful start for the great year..such a healthy and delicious oatmeal.

Harini-Jaya R said...

I love this and it is my preferred version for breakfast.

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said...

Lovely breakfast recipe!

veena krishnakumar said...

wonderful start for a lovely year. Looks delicious