1 1⁄2 cups of oats (quick cooking or old-fashioned)
1 1⁄4 cups skim or 1 % milk or soy milk
2 Tbsp. honey
1⁄2 Tsp. vanilla
1⁄2 Tsp. ground cinnamon
3 cups of any variety of fresh or dried fruit
Dried apricots, chopped
1⁄2 cup chopped walnuts, pecans or almonds (could substitute pumpkin or sunflower seeds)
1⁄2 cup of plain low-fat or non-fat yogurt for garnish (optional)
The night before stir the oats, milk, honey, vanilla and cinnamon together.
Cover and allow to soak in the refrigerator overnight.
In the morning add the 3 cups of chopped fruit and nuts and stir until well mixed.
Makes four 1 1⁄2 cup servings. Place 2 Tbsp. of yogurt on top of each bowl and serve.