Pumpkin-Apple Quick Oatmeal

START TO FINISH: 15 minutes MAKES 4 servings

11⁄3 cups water

2⁄3 cup apple juice

1⁄2 cup canned pumpkin

1⁄3 cup snipped dried apples

11⁄4 cups quick-cooking rolled oats

1 tablespoon packed brown sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1⁄4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1⁄2 cup vanilla fat-free yogurt

Ground cinnamon or stick cinnamon (optional)

1 In a medium saucepan combine the water, apple juice, pumpkin, and dried apples. Bring to boiling. In a small bowl combine oats, brown sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, and nutmeg. Stir oat mixture into boiling juice mixture. Cook for 1 minute, stirring occasionally.

2 Divide hot oatmeal among cereal bowls. Top with yogurt and, if desired, garnish with additional cinnamon.

PER SERVING: 168 cal., 2 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 1 mg chol., 30 mg sodium, 35 g carb., 4 g fiber, 5 g pro.

make it vegan

Substitute soy yogurt for the dairy yogurt.