This recipe uses unsweetened apple-cherry juice, which you can use to flavor and sweeten any cooked cereal.
Recipe adapted from the What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl website.
Peel apples, cut in quarters, remove core, and cut into half-inch cubes.
Combine water, apple-cherry juice, and apple in a small saucepan.
Bring saucepan mixture to a boil over high heat. Stir in the oatmeal and cinnamon.
Return to a boil, then reduce heat to low and cook until thick, about 2 minutes.
Spoon oatmeal into 2 bowls. Pour ½ cup milk over each serving.