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apple cinnamon oatmeal

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

This Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal makes for the perfect fall breakfast. Rolled oats cooked with tender freshly cooked apples, a hint of cinnamon, sweetened with maple syrup, and a little bit of oat milk to add creaminess. 
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword apple cinnamon oatmeal, oatmeal breakfast smoothie, vegan apple cinnamon oatmeal
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 244kcal
Author Courtney


  • 2 apples
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup oat milk


  • Chop the apples into small bite-size pieces.
  • Place the apples into a saucepan and then add in the water and cinnamon. Bring to a boil and cook the apples until desired tenderness, then scoop them out from the water and set aside.
  • Pour the oatmeal into the saucepan with the water from cooking the apples, bring to a boil and then reduce cooking for a total of 4-5 minutes, stirring as needed.
  • Once the oatmeal is just about finished cooking add in the maple syrup, apples that you set aside, and oat milk. Stir to combine.
  • Serve while warm with more oat milk if desired.



  • You can use whatever apples you have on hand. We prefer more of a firm apple, not a softer apple like McIntosh.
  • Cinnamon is one of our favorite warm spices, you could also add nutmeg, cloves, or even pumpkin spice or apple pie spice.You can use gluten-free oatmeal or traditional rolled oats. You could also use steel-cut oats if you have more time to cook.
  • If you cannot use maple syrup or do not like it you could use your preferred sweetener.
  • Use your favorite plant-based milk to keep this apple cinnamon oatmeal vegan or you can use regular dairy if desired.
  • Save the apple core and any apple scraps to add to your next simmer pot or compost them.


Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 288mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 86IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 1mg