My Breakfast Obsession: Cherry & Walnut Oatmeal

Easy to prepare and very healthy; a whole grain breakfast that’s low in sodium, provides one serving of fruit and heart healthy walnuts and soy milk. What’s not to love? Try it out and let me know what you think. You’ll never go back to instant oatmeal again!

Sina’s Cherry & Walnut Oatmeal Recipe


-1/2 cup Old Fashioned Oats (yes regular oats not instant — you can use gluten free oats to make it GF)
-3/4 cup Vanilla Soy Milk (you could use regular milk as well)
-1-2 Tbsp Chopped Walnuts
-1/4 cup Dried Cherries
-1 Tbsp Brown Sugar or 1/2 Tbsp Honey
-Sprinkle of Cinnamon (optional)


1. Mix first four ingredients in a bowl and microwave for 2 minutes
2. Remove from microwave and mix in sweetener (brown sugar or honey) and cinnamon if desired
3. Enjoy!!!

Check out the Sodium Difference
1 packet Quaker Instant Oatmeal, Maple & Brown Sugar = 260mg sodium
1/2 cup dry Quaker Old Fashioned Oats = 0 mg sodium

2 replies
  1. Katie Sexton
    Katie Sexton says:

    Sina, this oatmeal is amazing! I tried it this morning, and the cherries bring it to another level. So yummy – thank you!


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