Creamy Date Porridge
Combine milk, oats, dates, brown sugar, salt and stick in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring, until mixture is thick and creamy, about 4 minutes. Remove the cinnamon stick; stir in vanilla.Advertisement
Spoon into bowls and top with walnuts, sliced bananas or apples and plain nonfat yogurt (if desired).
People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use oats that are labeled “gluten-free,” as oats are often cross-contaminated with wheat and barley.
1 starch, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat-free milk