Blueberry Cheesecake Oatmeal Guest Post

Blueberry Cheesecake Oatmeal #breakfast frugalanticsrecipes.com

My real life blogging friend, Ann from Cooking Healthy for Me, asked if I would do a guest post for her while she visits her grandbabies in England.  I jumped at the opportunity to help out.  She has a wonderful line up of guests while she is gone.  I am thrilled to be one of them.

Because her blog is all about healthy eating, I poured over my cookbooks looking for just the thing.  I found an amazing way to make breakfast into a decadent treat without a ton of fat or calories.  And, if I skip the graham crackers and use gluten free oatmeal, I can STILL eat it!  Woot Woo!

My kids weren’t too sure when they saw what I was making.  Oatmeal never causes them to jump up and down.  However, they all gave it the thumbs up and said it was really good.  I think it would taste really good with cherries or strawberries.  Some might like it with bananas, too.

Ann is no longer blogging, so here’s the recipe:

Blueberry Cheesecake Oatmeal Guest Post
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Ingredients
  • 2 ¼ cups nonfat skim milk
  • 2 cups oatmeal (rolled or quick cooking)
  • 2 Tbsp wheat germ
  • 3 Tbsp honey
  • zest of 1 medium orange
  • 1 cup frozen or fresh blueberries
  • 4 ounces ⅓ less fat cream cheese
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ big graham cracker rectangle per serving
Instructions
  1. Bring milk to a boil in a medium saucepan.
  2. Add the oatmeal, wheat germ, honey, zest, blueberries and cream cheese.
  3. Stir well, making sure the cream cheese is melted.
  4. Cook and stir until the oatmeal thickens.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla.
  6. Pour into bowls and top with crumbled graham crackers.

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