Easy Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal


This is a quick every day breakfast that can be customized with whatever add-ins you like! Here are some ideas from the recipe creator, Sarah Caron of Cucina Bella:

  • raisins – add 2 tbsp-1/4 cup when oatmeal is added
  • pears – substitute a pear for the apple
  • strawberries – add to the water mixture or substitute for the apple
  • blueberries – same as strawberries
  • almonds – add 2 tbsp when oatmeal is added

Easy Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Recipe - Healthy Breakfast

Easy Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
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Sarah Caron of Cucina Bella shared this recipe with us from her days with Fit Fare.
Serves: 2 servings
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 medium apple, peeled, cored and cubed
  • 1 cup quick cooking oatmeal (use certified gluten-free oats for gluten-free)
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • Sweetener to taste, optional (i.e. coconut sugar, stevia, maple syrup)
  1. In a small saucepan, combine the apple cider, water, lemon juice and apple and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add oatmeal, cinnamon and salt and stir together. Reduce heat to medium and cook for about 2 minutes, until thickened.
  3. Remove from heat and let sit for 3-5 minutes before serving.
  4. Give it a taste test, and if desired, stir in your favorite sweetener to taste.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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