Apple Spice Oatmeal

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Prep time:

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Cook time:
10 MIN

Silouette of 2 people

2 Servings


Serving Size:
1 cup


  • 1 apple
  • 2 cups nonfat or 1% milk or water
  • 1 cup quick cooking or old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon nutmeg (optional)


Rinse the apple, remove the core and cut into small chunks.
Bring the water or milk to a boil in a saucepan.
Add the oatmeal, salt and apple chunks. Cook over medium heat for 1 minute if using quick cooking oats or 7 to 10 minutes if using old fashioned rolled oats. Stir a couple times while cooking.
Remove from heat. Stir in cinnamon, brown sugar and nutmeg, if desired.
Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


To increase the apple flavor, use apple juice for all or part of the water. Mixing apple juice with milk may cause milk to curdle.  Recipe adapted from Nutrition Matters.