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Oatmeal with Raisins, Dates, and Wheat Germ Recipe
|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|
Calories 453 Calories from Fat 48
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6 g8.7%
Saturated Fat 0.95 g4.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 2.3 mg
Sodium 96.3 mg4%
Total Carbohydrates 89 g29.5%
Dietary Fiber 10.1 g40.3%
Sugars 39 g
Protein 16 g32.3%
Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 20.3% Iron 21.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
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.