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Adding apple cider to the water you cook oatmeal in brings in a tartness that, paired with sweet pears and raisins, makes a flavorful dish. You’ll find this oatmeal doesn’t want any additional sugar.


  • ¾ cup water
  • ¾ cup apple cider
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup diced pear
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • ¼ cup fat-free milk


  1. Bring water and apple cider to a boil in a large saucepan.
  2. Stir in oats; reduce heat to low, and cook, stirring occasionally (3 minutes).
  3. Add pear, raisins, cinnamon, and vanilla, stirring gently to combine; cook until oats are tender (3 minutes).
  4. Stir in pecans and milk.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 275; Total Fat 9g (12% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 1g (5% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 15mg (1% DV); Total Carbohydrate 45g (16% DV); Dietary Fiber 5.5g (21% DV); Total Sugars 17g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 6g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 4% DV; Iron 10% DV; Potassium 8% DV; Manganese 25% DV; Copper 20% DV; Zinc 20% DV.
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