Prunes, apple and cinnamon dress up old-fashioned oatmeal. Adding an egg makes for an extra nutritious breakfast.

Plum Good Breakfast Oatmeal

Ingredients

1 cup apple juice (“Mom” prefers organic)
1/2 cup water
2/3 cup old-fashioned or quick oats
1/2 cup Sun-Maid Pitted Prunes, chopped
1/2 cup chopped apple
2 tablespoons chopped walnuts or pecans
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/3 cup milk (“Mom” prefers almond milk)
1 egg

Preparation

COMBINE juice, water, oats, prunes, apple, nuts, cinnamon and salt in medium saucepan. BRING to a boil over high heat.

REDUCE heat and simmer uncovered; stirring occasionally until thickened and water is absorbed, 3 to 5 minutes for old-fashioned oats, 2 to 3 minutes for quick oats.

WHISK together milk and egg. Stir into hot cereal; simmer and stir for 1 minute.

SERVE immediately with brown sugar and milk or cream, if desired.

Makes 2 to 3 servings.

*Recipe and image courtesy of Sun-Maid.*