B e r r y B a k e d B e r r y B a k e d B e r r y B a k e d O a t m e a l Make oatmeal a special-occasion dish with a baked-on streusel that’s both delicious and pretty. TOTAL TIME 50 minutes • SERVES 9 INGREDIENTS Non-stick cooking spray 3½ cups Fresh Thyme 2% reduced-fat milk ⅔ cup packed brown sugar, divided 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 tsp. ground cinnamon ½ tsp. Fresh Thyme fine sea salt 2½ cups quick-cooking oats, divided 1 cup fresh blueberries ½ cup mashed banana ⅓ cup slivered almonds ¼ cup all-purpose flour ¼ cup unsalted butter, chilled and cubed ½ tsp. almond extract 1½ cups fresh raspberries and/or blackberries ½ cup raspberry preserves 1 (5.3 oz.) carton vanilla Greek yogurt INSTRUCTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat an 8×8×2-inch baking dish with cooking spray. 2. In a large saucepan, whisk together milk, ⅓ cup brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt. Bring to boil. 3. Add 2 cups oats. Reduce heat; simmer and stir 2 minutes or until mixture thickens. Remove from heat. Stir in blueberries and banana. Pour into prepared dish. 4. In a food processor, pulse remaining ½ cup oats, ⅓ cup brown sugar, almonds, flour, butter, and almond extract until mixture sticks together and forms large crumbs. Sprinkle over oatmeal mixture. 5. Bake for 15 minutes. Top with berries. Bake 10 to 15 minutes more or until light golden brown. 6. In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt raspberry preserves in the microwave for 20 to 30 seconds. 7. Serve baked oatmeal topped with yogurt and drizzled with raspberry preserves. Each serving contains: 366 calories, 11 g fat, 5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 22 mg cholesterol, 163 mg sodium, 60 g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber, 35 g sugar, 9 g protein. Daily values: 7% vitamin A, 10% vitamin C, 14% calcium, 10% iron. Cinnamon The sweet-sharp flavor suits both sweet and savory foods. Or beverages! Its different forms, such as sticks or powder, make it easy to use. 038-043 Autumn Spice_template.indd 39 8/14/17 11:55 AM