The Perfect Bowl of Oatmeal

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Quick Facts

Servings: 1
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cook Time: 4 min.
Total: 9 min.
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  • 1/2 cup rolled oats (you can also use a multigrain mix of oats, wheat, rye, barley, etc.)
  • 1.5 cups water
  • ½ - ¾ cup frozen wild blueberries
  • 1 Tbs chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup 1% milk, or 1/2 cup unsweetened soy milk, or 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • Stevia, agave, or honey to taste (no more than 1 Tbsp honey or agave)


  • Cook the oats with the water in the microwave for 2 minutes. Stir, and cook again in the microwave for 1 to 2 minutes more until all the water is absorbed.
  • Stir in the blueberries, cinnamon, and walnuts.
  • Stir in the the milk and agave/stevia/honey until the oatmeal is creamy and the consistency you like.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 219
  Calories from Fat 66 (30%)
(12%)Total Fat 8g
(7%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
(2%)Cholesterol 5mg
(3%)Sodium 68mg
(4%)Potassium 130mg
Total Carbohydrate 33g
(17%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 19g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(16%)Protein 8g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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