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How do you sweeten your oatmeal???

Hi all,

I started having oatmeal for breakfast, and I love it. However, I would prefer it a bit sweeter (I don't like it salty, so right now it's a bit bland), but I don't want to put too much sugar into it, and I try to keep away from artificial sweeteners like splenda. Any input?

Thanks in advance! :)

Fri. Feb 22, 9:52am

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If you cook your own, you can cook it with 1/2 water 1/2 apple juice. You can also add a chopped apple during cooking.

Friday, February 22, 2008, 9:54 AM

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Good idea pp! You can also add some cinnamon which is great for you! Or non sugar maple syrup.

Friday, February 22, 2008, 10:10 AM

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When I cook my steel cut oatmeal, I put in some cinnamon and vanilla extract. When I eat it, I add some fresh blueberries (or even frozen in the bottom of the bowl, then put hot oatmeal on top) and a drizzle of honey. Yum!!

Friday, February 22, 2008, 10:39 AM

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How do you sweeten your oatmeal???

I add a tablespoon of strawberry jelly. (49 calories)

Friday, February 22, 2008, 11:07 AM

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These are all great ideas! I like to add a teeny bit of brown sugar or a few sprinkles of cinnamon and nutmeg. I love oatmeal :)

Friday, February 22, 2008, 11:16 AM

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