Total Time
Prep 1 min
Cook 10 mins

I eat oatmeal 3 or 4 times a week and find myself looking for new ways to add flavor and interest without adding a lot of calories. This morning's experiment was worth sharing. Feel free to adjust to your dietary and taste preferences.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil water in a small sauce pan, then add oatmeal, almond extract, and diced apricots.
  2. Cook oatmeal 5-10 minutes until done according to your taste.
  3. Serve with a dollop of yogurt and if you want sweetner and almons.
Most Helpful

5 5

This was a nice breakfast treat! I halved the recipe and made it in the microwave - about 2 1/2 minutes on high. Used milk, 1 t sugar and omitted the yogurt. The slivered almonds really made it wonderful! Thank you for sharing!

4 5

I made this with fresh apricots and almond milk and it was very good.

5 5

Hadn't thought of putting almond extract in my oatmeal before... don't know why because it was superb! I think the sliced almonds are a must on the top... I'm not so sure about the plain yogurt; I used all the ingredients and think that the splenda is only needed if you're using the tangy yogurt. Next time I think I'd omit the yogurt and the splenda altogether and just enjoy the almonds and apricots. Made for Zaar Stars.