Zoats
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Vegetables provide important nutrients like vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium, folate (folic acid), and dietary fiber. It is important to eat a variety of vegetables because different vegetables provide different nutrients.

Zoats
Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup zucchini, gently rubbed under cold running water, shredded
  • 2 cups water or low-fat milk
  • 1 cup rolled or quick oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon peanut butter (optional)
  • 1 small banana, gently rubbed under cold running water, peeled and sliced (optional)
  • 1 Tablespoon chocolate chips (optional)

Directions:

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. In a medium microwave safe bowl, combine zucchini, water or milk, oats, cinnamon, and vanilla.
  3. Microwave on high for 1 minute. Stir.
  4. Microwave again for 1 minute. Stir. Continue microwaving and stirring until oats are soft.
  5. Top with desired toppings.

Nutrition Information:

  • Serving Size (1/4 of recipe):
  • Calories 83
  • Total Fat 1g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 8mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 15g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Total Sugars 1g
  • Protein 3g
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 5%
  • Potassium 3%