Apple Pie Oatmeal

Chilly mornings call for a nice bowl of hot oatmeal…that’s exactly what I had this morning.  I found this yummy recipe for “Apple Pie Oatmeal on “skinny kitchen.com” and couldn’t wait to give it a try.

apple-pie-oatmeal

Ingredients:

1  Tbsp. reduced-fat butter

1  1/2  cups apples, peeled and chopped

2  tsp. cinnamon

2  pkg.  favorite sugar substitute

3  Tbsp. water

1  cup old fashioned rolled oatmeal

1  3/4 cups water

1/3 – 1/2 cup fat-free milk, to taste

1  pkg.  favorite sugar substitute

1/4  tsp. cinnamon

Instructions:

In a small nonstick pan, melt butter.  Stir in apples, cinnamon and sugar substitute.  Add 3 tablespoons water and mix well.  Cook over medium-low heat, stirring often until apples are softened, about 10 minutes.

In the meantime, cook oatmeal according to package directions but no need to add salt.

When apples are ready, stir into cooked oatmeal.  Stir in milk, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon and 1 package sugar substitute.  Continue to cook on low heat until hot.

Makes 2 servings.

Healthy and super yummy – gotta love that!