“Meatless” Monday Recipe of the Week – Cherry-Orange Oatmeal

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This week’s “Meatless” Monday Recipe of the Week is Cherry-Orange Oatmeal. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Mandarin Orange Segments in Light Syrup, Frozen Dark Sweet Cherries, Water, Old-Fashioned Oats, Unsweetened Cocoa Powder, and Sugar Substitute. Start your morning off healthy! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Cherry-Orange Oatmeal
Looking for a hearty breakfast to start the day? You can’t go wrong with a comforting bowl of this stick-to-your-ribs recipe!

1 can (11 ounces) mandarin orange segments in light syrup, drained, divided
1 cup fresh pitted cherries or frozen dark sweet cherries, divided
2 cups water
1 cup old-fashioned oats
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tablespoons sugar substitute*

Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 3/4 cup oatmeal

1. Set aside eight orange segments and four cherries for garnish.

2. Combine water, remaining orange segments and cherries, oats, cocoa and sugar substitute in medium microwavable bowl. Microwave on high 2 minutes. Stir; microwave 4 minutes.

3. Divide mixture evenly among four serving bowls. Garnish with reserved oranges and cherries.

*Note: This recipe was tested with sucralose-based sugar substitute.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 150 calories, Carbohydrates: 39 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 6 mg, Fiber: 3 g

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