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Dates, oats and dark brown sugar turn into a decadent breakfast treat in this creamy porridge.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 1998

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total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • Spoon into bowls and top with walnuts, sliced bananas or apples and plain nonfat yogurt (if desired).

Tips

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.

Nutrition Facts

183 calories; protein 7.1g; carbohydrates 36.8g; dietary fiber 3.5g; sugars 21.6g; fat 1.7g; saturated fat 0.3g; cholesterol 2.5mg; vitamin a iu 20.2IU; vitamin c 0.1mg; folate 19.4mcg; calcium 159.6mg; iron 1.1mg; magnesium 75.7mg; potassium 388.6mg; sodium 198.2mg; thiamin 0.2mg; added sugar 3g.
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