Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health
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Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • 1 ½ cups (12 oz) water
  • ¾ cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ½ cup black currants
  • 1 medium apple, cored and chopped
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
Add water to a sauce pan and bring to a boil on medium heat. Skin, core, and cut apple into small pieces. Once water is boiling, stir in oatmeal, currants, chopped apple, and cinnamon. Turn heat to low. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring often, until most of the water is absorbed. Let cool and serve.
 
Serves: 2
 
1 ¼ Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving
 
Fruit and /or Veggie color(s):
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Nutrition Information per Serving:
Calories: 200
Total Fat: 2g
Saturated Fat: 0g
% of Calories from Fat: 9%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 0%
Protein: 6g
Carbohydrates: 42g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Dietary Fiber: 9g
Sodium: 0mg
 
Each serving provides: An excellent source of fiber and vitamin C, and a good source of iron and manganese.

Recipe courtesy of The Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Program.
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