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Carrot cake oatmeal

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    Carrot cake oatmeal Heart Smart Gluten Free Low Sodium

    Have high cholesterol? Oatmeal contains a special type of fiber called beta-glucan, which can help to reduce cholesterol levels.

    Ingredients

    1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
    1 1/4 cups fat-free milk
    3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1/3 cup finely shredded carrots
    2 tablespoons raisins
    2 teaspoons honey
    2 tablespoons chopped walnuts

    Directions

    1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir. Cover with a paper plate or paper towel and microwave on high for 5 minutes. Stir. Then cook for 30-second intervals, stirring between, until oatmeal reaches desired consistency.
    2. Divide oatmeal into 2 bowls and top each with 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts.
    3. Allow to cool slightly and serve warm.

    Recipe contains: milk, nuts

    Carb choices per serving: 2

    *Option not included in nutrition facts.

    healthy-oatmeal

    If you need to avoid dairy products (lactose), you can use a non-dairy option such as almond milk, rice milk or water instead.*

    Nutrition Facts