Multi-Grain Oatmeal
Recipe type: Breakfast
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Serves: 4 to 6 servings
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 2 tablespoons wheat germ
  • 1 tablespoon oat bran
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  1. In a large glass bowl combine oats, wheat germ, oat bran, and cinnamon. Add applesauce and. Stir.
  2. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and poke three holes with a sharp knife. Microwave on high for two minutes, then stir. Microwave on high for two more minutes.
  3. Add honey and stir. Cover again and allow to sit for 15 minutes. Stir well and put into refrigerator. The oatmeal will keep for several days.
  4. TO SERVE: Warm 1/4-1/2 cup of oatmeal (depending on your child’s appetite) in the microwave 30-45 seconds. It won’t be hot, just slightly warm. Pour into a bowl and serve.
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8 quart glass bowl
plastic wrap


Sometimes I add 2 tablespoons of cracked wheat to the mix, which requires an extra 1/4 cup of milk.

For older kids, sprinkle raisins or dried cherries or cranberries on top before serving.
Recipe by Andrea Meyers at