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Cherry Vanilla Oatmeal

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 2 servings (serving size about 1 1/4 cups)
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1 3/4 cups water

1 cup Old Fashioned Oats, or Quick Cooking Oats

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup dried cherries

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 tablespoons cherry jam, or to taste

1/4 cup 1 percent low-fat milk, plus more to taste


  1. Put water, oats, salt and cherries into a medium sized saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for about 5 minutes for Old Fashioned Oats, or 1 minute for Quick Cooking Oats. Remove from heat. Stir in the vanilla extract and cherry jam. Put into serving bowls and pour 2 tablespoons of milk over each bowl.