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3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1 1/2 tablespoons melted butter

2 large apples, cut into 1/4-inch slices

Combine the water, milk, oats, raisins, maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon and salt in a heatproof glass bowl. Set bowl in a 6-quart slow cooker; add cold water to slow cooker, filling until water comes 3/4 of the way up outside of bowl. Cover slow cooker; cook on low 8 hours or until oats are thick and creamy. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add apples; cook 3 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Stir oats; spoon into bowls. Top with apples.

 

Per serving: 370 calories; 10 grams protein; 75 grams carbohydrates; 6.5 grams fat; 12 milligrams cholesterol; 7 grams fiber; 211 milligrams sodium.

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Charlyn Fargo is a registered dietitian with SIU Med School in Springfield, Illinois. For comments or questions, contact her at charfarg@aol.com or follow her on Twitter @NutritionRD. To find out more about Charlyn Fargo and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www.creators.com

 

 

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