Whole grain oats and cinnamon simmered together in unsweetened almond milk, served
with healthy toppings and a touch of maple syrup makes a delicious breakfast ready in less than 15 minutes!
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
Yield: Serves 2 1x
Category: Breakfast, Entree
Method: simmer, microwave
Cuisine: Vegan, American
1 cup old fashioned oats
½ teaspoon cinnamon (BASIK)
1 ¾ cup water or unsweetened non-dairy milk (or a combo)
½ – ⅔ cup cranberry apple sauce
1 apple, cored and diced
small handful pecans, whole or broken
small handful pomegranate seeds
pure maple syrup, to taste
Stovetop: In a medium sauce pan, add the oats, cinnamon and water/milk,
bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered, over a gentle
boil for 5 – 7 minutes, stirring frequently. Let cool a few minutes before
Microwave: In a medium sized bowl, add oats, cinnamon, and water/milk.
Microwave on full power for 3 – 4 minutes. After 3 minutes, keep an eye on the bowl, if it starts to boil over, open the microwave door to stop it. Once
oatmeal has settled, continue cooking keeping an eye on it. Add 30
seconds – 1 minute more if needed. Let cool a few minutes before serving.
Serve with the healthy toppings, or anything else you may like, and enjoy a
healthy bowl of cinnamon oatmeal.
Store leftover oatmeal in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 4
days or freeze in individual portions for up to 2 months.
To reheat, add a splash of water to the oatmeal and heat over low heat on
the stove, or on high power in the microwave for 1 – 2 minutes.