Oatmeal with Raisins, Dates, and Wheat Germ
|Skim milk||2 Cup (32 tbs) (Plus Additional Milk For Thinning)|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Rolled oats||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Not Quick Cooking)|
|Raisins||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Pitted dates||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Wheat germ||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), toasted|
|Maple syrup||3 Tablespoon, warmed|
1. To a medium-sized sauce pan bring together the milk and water to a simmer and add the salt.
2. Slowly stir in the oats and cinnamon, simmer the oats for 5 minutes, add the raisins and cook until the oats are tender, approximately 2 minutes more.
3. Remove the pan from the heat, stir in the dates, wheat germ and maple syrup.
4. Among two or three bowls divide the oats evenly, add additional skim milk until the desired consistency is reached and serve.
Calories 413 Calories from Fat 48
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6 g8.6%
Saturated Fat 0.94 g4.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 2.3 mg0.8%
Sodium 95.3 mg4%
Total Carbohydrates 78 g26%
Dietary Fiber 9.3 g37.2%
Sugars 30.6 g
Protein 16 g31.6%
Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 2.6%
Calcium 19.7% Iron 20.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet