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Fruit and Oatmeal

Fruit and Oatmeal

1 FRUIT, ½ DAIRY & 1 CARB PER SERVING

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup cooked unflavored oatmeal (instant is fine)

  • 1 sliced peach or apple

  • 1/8 tsp. cinnamon*

  • Stevia (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Mix together oatmeal, fruit, and cinnamon

  2. Add artificial sweetener if desired

  3. Serve with ½ cup (4 oz.) of nonfat milk!

Current literature states that 1/8 tsp of cinnamon contributes to increasing the metabolism.

French Toast

French Toast

1 FRUIT, ½ DAIRY & 1 CARB PER SERVING

Ingredients:

  • 2 slices whole wheat diet bread
    (0-1 gram fat, up to 120 calories.)

  • 1 egg*

  • ½ cup skim milk

  • 1 tbsp sugar free preserves or jam (optional)

  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon (optional)**

  • 1/8 tsp vanilla (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat a nonstick skillet on medium heat

  2. Coat with 5 squirts “butter spray” (I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter® or Parkay®)

  3. Beat together egg, skim milk, cinnamon, and vanilla

  4. Place bread slices in egg mixture, coating both sides

  5. Place bread in skillet and brown, turning once

  6. Top with preserves and dig in!

Banana Pancakes

Banana Pancakes

1 FRUIT, ½ DAIRY & 1 CARB PER SERVING

Ingredients:

  • ½ large banana

  • 1 egg *

  • ¼ tsp vanilla

  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon **

  • ½ cup GrapeNuts

  • 3 oz yogurt (0-1 grams fat & not over 50 calories)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat non-stick pan over LO-MED heat.

  2. In a food processor, combine first 4 ingredients.

  3. Pulse 2 - 3 times.

  4. Pour into non-stick pan to make 2 -3 pancakes.

  5. Flip as needed. (When the top is covered with air bubbles)

  6. When both sides are brown and the pancake is cooked through, move to plate. It is delightful on its own, but if you feel you need something sweet, top with 1 tbsp of warmed natural preserves (Polaner All -Fruit) or sugar-free syrup.

  7. Stir together the GrapeNuts and yogurt and serve along side.