Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
This Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal has all the flavors of your kid’s favorite instant variety- but without all the sugar and preservatives! Fresh apples, sweet refreshing applesauce, chewy old fashioned oats and creamy Greek yogurt make this Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal recipe kick the packets to the curb!
Oatmeal with Apples and Cinnamon
One of the classic flavors of those instant oatmeal packets is Apple Cinnamon. They usually have freeze dried pieces of apple, quick oats, cinnamon, sugar and preservatives. It makes sense that they are popular because they are convenient, quick and easy to make and taste good.
The secret to making your own oatmeal, is that it is almost as easy as the packets, tastes so much better and has SO much more nutrition! Fresh apples, sweet refreshing applesauce, chewy old fashioned oats and creamy Greek yogurt make this Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal recipe kick the packets to the curb!
Ingredients You Need for Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
- Oats – definitely use old fashioned or rolled oats. They only take a couple minutes longer to cook than instant and are a thousand times better.
- Apples – you will need fresh apples (whatever kind your prefer) and unsweetened applesauce.
- Cinnamon – warm and sweet, the perfect compliment to crisp apples.
- Greek Yogurt – adds protein, calcium, creaminess and is just delicious in oatmeal.
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Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 2 medium apples diced into small pieces
- 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup
- Mix water, oats, cinnamon and diced apples in a saucepan; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 5 minutes or until the apples begin to soften.
- Remove from heat, stir in applesauce and maple syrup.
- Portion into bowls and add a drizzle of maple syrup and more fresh diced apples if you want. Enjoy!
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