This quick toasted oats recipe is a lower-sugar alternative to granola. Serve it on top of yogurt with sliced fresh or frozen berries. You can double the recipe easily--just be sure to use a large skillet. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine, Summer 2020

Joyce Hendley


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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil and butter in a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oats and stir to coat. Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg; continue cooking and stirring until the oats are light golden brown, about 4 minutes.

  • Remove from heat; sprinkle with brown sugar and stir evenly to coat. Spread out on a plate to cool completely before serving or refrigerating in an airtight container for up to 4 days.


To make ahead: Refrigerate in a covered, airtight container for up to 4 days.

Nutrition Facts

140 calories; 8.1 g total fat; 1.8 g saturated fat; 5 mg cholesterol; 1 mg sodium. 79 mg potassium; 15.3 g carbohydrates; 2.2 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 2.5 g protein; 60 IU vitamin a iu; 10 mcg folate; 15 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 21 mg magnesium; 2 g added sugar;