Cocoa-Date Oatmeal - 3 Guiding Stars
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A great way to start your day. You’ll love it for the nutrition, your kids will love the taste! The dates sweeten the oatmeal so you won’t need any added sugar.

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 Tbsp. cocoa
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 2 cups water

Directions

  1. Combine dates, oats, cocoa, and salt in a 1-quart microwavable container.
  2. Slowly stir in the water.
  3. Partially cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on medium for 4-5 minutes, then stir. Microwave on medium again for 3-4 minutes, then stir. Continue cooking and stirring until the cereal is creamy.

Note: The cooking times will vary considerably depending on the power of your microwave. New microwaves tend to cook much faster than older models.

Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 185; Total Fat 3g (4% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0.5g (3% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 80mg (3% DV); Total Carbohydrate 34g (12% DV); Dietary Fiber 6g (21% DV); Total Sugars 6g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 7g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 2% DV; Iron 10% DV; Potassium 6% DV; Manganese 90% DV; Molybdenum 60% DV; Copper 45% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/cocoa-date-oatmeal/
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