Servings: Makes 2 servings (6 ounces of milk per serving)
Skill Level: Easy
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Rise ‘N Shine Nutty Apricot Oatmeal


1 1/2 cup – fat free or lowfat milk

1/3 cup – dried apricots, chopped

2 tbsp – brown sugar

1/8 tsp – cinnamon

1/8 tsp – almond extract

1 cup – rolled oats

1/4 cup – fat free or lowfat milk, warmed

4 tsp – slivered almonds


In a medium saucepan, bring milk, apricots, brown sugar, and cinnamon to a gentle boil.

Add extract and oatmeal, mix to coat grains, return to simmer, lower heat, and cook uncovered for 5 minutes or until most of liquid is absorbed.

Portion into two bowls, pour warmed milk over top, and sprinkle with slivered almonds.


Recipe and image provided by the Milk Life campaign, representing the nation’s milk companies. MilkLife

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