Hiser's Haute Oatmeal


Add some oomph to your morning bowl of oatmeal with some wheat bran and dried cranberries. A touch of brown sugar ensures it doesn't taste too healthy.

Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
2 servings, 1 cup each


  • 1 cup nonfat or low-fat milk

  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries, or currants

  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar

  • Pinch of salt

  • 1 cup water

  • cup quick-cooking oats

  • cup unprocessed wheat bran

  • Sliced fresh plums, pears, apples or bananas for garnish


  1. Combine milk, cranberries (or currants), brown sugar, salt and water; heat until almost boiling. Stir in oats and bran and cook, stirring constantly, until the oatmeal starts to thicken, about 1 minute. Cover the pan and remove from the heat. Let stand until the oatmeal is creamy and has absorbed most of the liquid. Divide between 2 bowls, garnish with fruit and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

305 Calories
2g Fat
69g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 305
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 69g 25%
Dietary Fiber 8g 29%
Total Sugars 41g
Protein 9g 18%
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Vitamin A 18IU 0%
Folate 19mcg 5%
Sodium 132mg 6%
Calcium 178mg 14%
Iron 2mg 13%
Magnesium 88mg 21%
Potassium 306mg 7%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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