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Whip up a batch of these steel cut oats into the most delicious Apple Pie Oatmeal in about 15 minutes!
I adore pie. It’s just so darn good and sweet. However, over the last year, I’ve been trying to cut down on the number of desserts we have in the house so I’ve been on a quest to turn some of my favorite desserts and sweet treats into something a tad healthier. Yep, that means I’ve been transforming desserts into healthier oatmeal versions for breakfast. It gives me that hint of sweet and all those flavors I love, but with a healthier twist.
I love keeping a big bowl of apples in my favorite KitchenAid refrigerator that are washed and ready for eating. I find the kids eat a ton more this way when they are just ready and waiting! Side note: I bought this fridge from my friend about 6 years ago when she was changing to all black appliances…to this day…she still comes over and tells the fridge how much she misses it. I have to say, I totally agree with her…it’s been the best fridge I’ve ever had.
Just a little sweetness from some maple syrup and little sprinkle of brown sugar is all this oatmeal needs. I seriously can’t believe that this takes me only about 15 minutes in the morning and it cooks while I’m getting the kids lunches made.
Who says it’s not okay to have dessert for breakfast?!?!?
- 1/2 cup steel-cut oats (not quick-cooking)
- 1 large apple, peeled, cored and chopped into roughly 3/4-inch pieces
- 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk
- 1 tbsp real maple syrup
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1/8 tsp ground ginger
- Chopped pecans or walnuts
- brown sugar
- Place everything, except toppings into a medium saucepan over medium high heat.
- Cook for 10-15 minutes or until oats are soft and liquid absorbed.
- Serve with chopped nuts and brown sugar.
Nutrition shown is for the oatmeal, without toppings.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 265Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 297mgCarbohydrates: 51gFiber: 8gSugar: 18gProtein: 6g
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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of KitchenAid. The opinions and text are all mine.