Fruity Homemade Oatmeal
By 30 Minutes or Less
Try this hearty meal as a power-packed breakfast before school or work.

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  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
Category: Main Dishes
Serves: 2
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1 1/4
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, Blue


1 1/2 cups (12 oz) water

3/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats

1/2 cup black currants

1 medium apple, cored and chopped

1 tsp cinnamon


  1. Add water to a sauce pan and bring to a boil on medium heat.
  2. Skin, core, and cut apple into small pieces.
  3. Once water is boiling, stir in oatmeal, currants, chopped apple, and cinnamon.
  4. Turn heat to low.
  5. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring often, until most of the water is absorbed.
  6. Let cool and serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    200
  • Carbohydrates:    42g
  • Total Fat:    2g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   0g
  • Dietary Fiber:    9g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    9%
  • Sodium:    0 mg
  • Protein:    6g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of The Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Program.



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