Recipes for College Students: Cherries & Cream Oatmeal

Hello again fellow college students! I know that most of you are taking the summer term off (me included), but….there are some people out there who are much more dedicated to their studies, who have decided to slog through more classes this summer. So, to you brave souls out there, I give you yet another great recipe for quick oatmeal! Today I give you a recipe never before seen in the world of instant oatmeal! We’ve seen, blueberries & cream, peaches & cream, strawberries & cream, and even that nasty bananas & cream, but never before has someone attempted to make a cherries & cream! So, I looked at a little Ziploc bag containing the last of the fresh cherries in the back of our fridge, and decided that they would make the perfect, nutritious breakfast. Get ready for a recipe that will blow your mind, and make you ask the question:

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The Ingredients: 1/3 cup quick oats, 1/4 cup water, 1/4 cup vanilla almond milk, 1 tbsp. organic granulated sugar, 1/4 to 1/3 cup sliced fresh cherries, 1 tbsp. cherry preserves, whipped cream.

Add the oats and water to a small pot over medium heat, cook for two minutes, stirring constantly. Add the milk and stir to combine. Add the cherries and sugar. Let the oatmeal simmer for another two minutes. Turn off the heat, add the cherry preserves, and serve with whipped cream. Makes one serving. Enjoy!

Total Calories: 230 to 250 calories for one serving (not counting whipped cream). 

So simple, so delicious!


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