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Gingered Peach Breakfast Souffle

Serves 4-6

3/4 cup quick cooking oatmeal
1 cup skim milk
1/3 cup "Lite" or "Free" cream cheese
1/4 cup light brown sugar or Sucanat (in health food stores)
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. ginger
1 tsp. grated orange peel
1/2 cup chopped or slivered almonds
1 cup sliced peaches
3 egg whites, stiffly beaten

Soak the oats in the milk overnight. Oil a 1-1/2 qt. soufflé dish. Heat oven to 325o.

Heat oatmeal 4 minutes in microwave. Add cream cheese and stir 'til melted. Add sweeteners and spices, then fold in nuts, peaches and eggwhites.

Bake 40 minutes at 325o. Serve immediately, although will not collapse as fast as most soufflés.

Try different fruits, such as blueberries, apples, blackberries or raspberries. Try other nuts such as hazelnuts or walnuts.