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    Purple Oatmeal

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    5 mins

    30 mins

    Elmotoo's Note:

    This is so easy, delicious & healthy! We tried this with raspberries & didn't like it as much. I found this on a vegetarian website & made a few minor adjustments. Enjoy! Your cholesterol levels will thank you, lol.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cups

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Bring water to a rapid boil.
    2. 2
      Stir in oats, lemon zest, cinnamon, flaxseed, & nutmeg. Reduce heat to a simmer. Cook for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it is the consistency you like.
    3. 3
      Add blueberries & cook 5 minutes longer. Add walnuts, shut off the heat, put the lid on & let stand 5 minutes.
    4. 4
      Serve & enjoy! We do sprinkle a little vanilla sugar on ours. ;).

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 31, 2012

      35

      I'm a bit of a sweet tooth so this was just okay for me, a bit too bland until I stirred through some vanilla yoghurt to sweeten and add more flavour. I usually cook my oats in milk & I think I'll be sticking to that method as the water doesn't really give it the creamy texture I'm used to.

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    • on December 17, 2009

      45

      I used fresh blueberries and they didn't "pop" and turn the oatmeal purple. The second time I tried adding them early, when the water was boiling and they still remained whole. I crushed them with a potato/avocado masher which worked great, and also added brown sugar near the end to melt in, since the fresh blueberries were a little tart.

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    • on October 02, 2009

      55

      I reduced this to make 2 servings for DH and me this morning. What is not to like? Each serving was topped off with a touch of brown sugar. A hearty, healthy breakfast treat. Made for *Aussie Swap*

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    Nutritional Facts for Purple Oatmeal

    Serving Size: 1 (1754 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 174.4
     
    Calories from Fat 65
    37%
    Total Fat 7.2 g
    11%
    Saturated Fat 0.8 g
    4%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 5.9 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 23.8 g
    7%
    Dietary Fiber 4.8 g
    19%
    Sugars 4.0 g
    16%
    Protein 5.7 g
    11%

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