Protein-Powered Breakfast: Hearty Oatmeal With Fruit – Hiland Dairy

Protein-Powered Breakfast: Hearty Oatmeal With Fruit


Experts recommend that adults try to consume 30 grams of protein with every meal.

Getting to that magic number 30 can seem daunting…until you realize that in many cases, all you need to do is ‘Just Add Hiland.’ A glass of Hiland Dairy Milk here or a scoop of Hiland Dairy Cottage Cheese there can pump up the protein in a way that’s not only nutritious, but delicious too!

In fact, check out this tasty recipe that packs in 25 grams of protein. This morning starter is as simple as it is delicious. If you’ve got 10 minutes, you’ve got time for a breakfast that’ll put you on the right track all day long!

Hearty Oatmeal With Fruit

Hearty Oatmeal With Fruit

Makes 2 servings.


  • 1 3/4 cup Hiland Dairy Skim Milk
  • 1 cup old-fashioned or quick cooking oats (not instant)
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup strawberries, sliced
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries
  • 3 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 1 banana
  • 16 ounce glass of Hiland Dairy Skim Milk


Combine 1 3/4 cup milk, oatmeal, brown sugar and cinnamon in a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring often to prevent boiling over. Cook until thickened, about 5 minutes. Divide oatmeal between two serving bowls and top each with strawberries, cherries and almonds. Serve each with 1/2 the banana and an 8 ounce glass of milk.

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