Quick Breakfast Pudding

  • Yield 4 servings

Dried fruit and oatmeal make a sweet, creamy breakfast cereal.


8 dried apricot halves
5 dried figs
1/4 cup raisins
1 green apple (Pippin or Granny Smith)
1 cup quick-cooking oats
3 cups fortified soy- or rice milk
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Chop apricots, figs, and raisins in a food processor.
  2. Cut apple in quarters and remove core. Add to dried fruit in food processor and chop fine.
  3. Transfer to a saucepan and add oats, soy or rice milk, and cinnamon. Heat to a simmer, then cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 5 minutes. Makes about 4 cups.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Healthy Eating for Life for Children by Amy Lanou, Ph.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D., courtesy of The Cancer Project



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