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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.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 1996


Recipe Summary

10 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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

305 calories; protein 8.8g; carbohydrates 69.3g; dietary fiber 8.2g; sugars 40.5g; fat 2.1g; saturated fat 0.4g; cholesterol 2.5mg; vitamin a iu 18.4IU; folate 19.3mcg; calcium 177.8mg; iron 2.3mg; magnesium 87.9mg; potassium 306.1mg; sodium 131.5mg; thiamin 0.2mg.

1 1/2 starch, 1 1/2 fruit, 1 other carbohydrate, 1/2 nonfat milk