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Quick Oatmeal with Fruit and Nuts

Updated On: Apr 30, 2024

This recipe for Quick Oatmeal with Fruit and Nuts comes together in 10 minutes and is easily customized with different fruit, spices and nuts. Just a few ingredients and breakfast is served.

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Milk is a part of my breakfast each and every morning.  Whether it’s swirled into my coffee, whisked into eggs or drizzled over a piping hot bowl of oatmeal, it’s my morning go-to for protein.

Ingredients you’ll need

Quick Oatmeal with Fruit & Nuts | farmgirlgourmet.com

This oatmeal recipe is so quick to make that you can make it before you head out the door on weekdays.  In less than 10 minutes you’ll be eating a bowl of nutritious oats, protein packed milk, heart-healthy almonds, apples and dates.  Four of the five food groups in one bowl.

How to make this recipe

In a medium saucepan, combine water, cinnamon and salt. Bring to a boil. Stir in oats and lower temperature to medium-low. Cook for 3-5 minutes, or until desired consistency. Stir in apple, dates and almonds. Divide among 4 bowls and top with brown sugar. Serve with warm milk drizzled over the top.

Quick Oatmeal with Fruit & Nuts | farmgirlgourmet.com

Quick Oatmeal with Fruit & Nuts

Breakfast is done in no time with this Quick Oatmeal with Fruit and Nuts.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine All Cuisines
Servings 4 Servings

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups water
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 ½ cups quick-cooking oats
  • ½ cup chopped apple
  • cup chopped pitted Medjool dates
  • 2 tablespoons chopped almonds
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar or honey divided
  • 1 cup lowfat or fat free milk warmed

Instructions
 

  • In a medium saucepan, combine water, cinnamon and salt. Bring to a boil. Stir in oats and lower temperature to medium-low. Cook for 3-5 minutes, or until desired consistency. Stir in apple, dates and almonds.
  • Divide among 4 bowls and top with brown sugar. Serve with warm milk drizzled over the top.
  • Serve with a glass of lowfat or fat free milk.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 245kcalCarbohydrates: 48gProtein: 7gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 133mgFiber: 5gSugar: 25g
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Heather is a recipe developer and content creator living in Vancouver, Washington. She started Farmgirl Gourmet in 2006, almost 20 years ago, as a way to share recipes with friends and family. Heather is also the co-founder of Spiceology , a unique spice company, which she started in 2013. She shares family friendly recipes for easy everyday meals with a gourmet twist.

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  1. Wow this sounds like an ad and really turns me off. Also, use whole milk; it’s wholesome. Don’t fear fat.

    1. @Loren, how does that sound like an ad??? Sounds tasty to me!

  2. Gerry @ Foodness Gracious says:

    We are big oatmeal lovers here and of course with milk 🙂

  3. Anna@CrunchyCreamySweet says:

    This sounds so good! I love oatmeal!

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