Start these frosty mornings out right with a hot bowl of delicious oatmeal that takes only 5 minutes to prepare.  The soluble fibre found  in oatmeal helps your body to lower blood sugar levels which is important for diabetics and helps to lower blood cholesterol levels.  Enjoy!

Overnight Apple Pie Oatmeal

Borrowed from EatRight Ontario:

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: N/A
Makes: 2 cups (500 mL)
Serving size: 1 cup (250 mL)


3/4 cup (175 mL) plain 1% yogurt
1/4 cup (60 mL) milk
1 tsp (5 mL) pure maple syrup
1/2 tsp (2 mL) vanilla
1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground cinnamon
1 apple, cored and finely diced
1/2 cup (125 mL) large flake oats


  1. In a bowl, whisk together yogurt, milk, maple syrup, vanilla and cinnamon.
    2. Stir in apple and oats until well combined.
    3. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Nutrition information per serving: Calories: 205 kcal, Protein: 9.5 g, Fat: 3.2 g, Carbohydrate: 35.9 g, Fibre: 3.5 g, Sodium: 83 mg