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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2007
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Mix it up

Spice up your breakfast (or dinner) oatmeal with all kinds of toppings. You can get in several food groups by adding fruit, yogurt and nuts. If youíd like to go sweet, try caramel topping. Or add apple pie spice or pumpkin pie spice and pretend itís hot out of Momís oven. Here are some ideas from Quaker Oatmeal:

Sweets & spices

Apple butter

Apple pie spice

Brown sugar

Cinnamon

Cinnamon sugar

Ground ginger

Honey

Maple-flavored syrup

Pumpkin pie spice

Fruit-flavored syrup

Smooth & creamy

Apple butter

Applesauce

Fat-free caramel topping

Cherry preserves

Low-fat plain or vanilla yogurt

Low-fat fruit-flavored yogurt

Orange Marmalade

Peanut butter

Pumpkin puree

Strawberry fruit spread

Flavorful fruits

Dried plums

Chopped apple

Diced peaches

Dried cranberries

Pear slices

Raisins

Banana slices

Strawberry slices

Warm apple pie filling

Dried figs

Nuts & crunchies

Chopped walnuts

Applesauce

Low-fat granola

Mini semisweet chocolate chips

Macadamia nuts

Sliced almonds

Toasted pecans

Trail mix

Wheat germ


Want more ideas for using oatmeal? Order a free brochure with recipes such as Banana Bread Oatmeal and Mu Shoo Meatball Wraps, along with toppings and cooking tips, by e-mailing oatoffer@aol.com or sending your name and mailing address to:
Awesome Oats, P.O. Box 487, Chicago, IL 60690-0487
.

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