Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Hot Autumn Apple Oatmeal; a tasty and filling breakfast

From Self's November 2008 feature of Eat Healthy All Week, here is a recipe for Hot Autumn Oatmeal that will fill you up with fiber and keep you satisfied until lunch.

Hot Autumn Apple Oatmeal

Serves 1


  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/2 Golden Delicious apple, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 large banana, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3/4 cup skim milk
  • 3 fresh raspberries (or blackberries)


  1. Heat butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add half of the amount of chopped apple, banana and cinnamon. Cook, stirring often, until apple softens, 3 to 4 minutes. Add oats, honey and milk. Bring to a boil. Immediately reduce heat to low and cook until oats are soft, about 1 minute. Top with berries and remaining apple and serve.