Servings: Makes 2 Servings
Skill Level: Easy

Looking for a more protein-packed oatmeal?

This protein-packed oatmeal recipe serves up 25g of protein per serving in this bowl of hearty oatmeal when paired with an 8-ounce glass of milk.

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Hearty Protein-Packed Oatmeal Recipe


1 3/4 cup – lowfat or fat free milk

1 cup – old-fashioned or quick cooking oats (not instant)

1 teaspoon – brown sugar

1/8 teaspoon – ground cinnamon

1/4 cup – strawberries, sliced

1/4 cup – dried cherries

3 tablespoons – sliced almonds (3/4 ounces), toasted

Pair each serving with:

1/2 – banana

8-ounce glass of milk


Combine 1 3/4 cup milk, oatmeal, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a sauce pan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring often to prevent boiling over.

Cook until thickened; divide between 2 serving bowls and top with strawberries, cherries, and almonds.

Serve immediately with 1/2 banana and remaining 8-ounce glass of milk.


Recipe and image provided by the Milk Life campaign, representing the nation’s milk companies. MilkLife

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