Our mouth is officially watering! What is the old saying? An apple a day keeps the doctor away? Does Apple Pie Oatmeal count? We love this recipe for Apple Pie Oatmeal because it’s a nutritious way to satisfy your sweet tooth! This delicious treat is made with oats, apples, AND chia seeds; which we can’t get enough of because they increase skin hydration and have anti-inflammatory properties.
This recipe makes a great breakfast or dessert so go ahead and give it a try…
1/3 cup regular oats
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground ginger + pinch of kosher salt
1 + 1/4 cups Almond Milk
1 Granny Smith apple, peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces
1-1.5 tablespoon pure maple syrup + more for drizzling
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 tsp fresh lemon juice (optional)
2 tbsp chopped walnuts, for sprinkling on top
In a medium sized pot over medium heat, whisk together the 1/3 cup oats, peeled and chopped apple, 1 tbsp chia seeds, 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce, 1.25 cups Almond milk, 1 tbsp pure maple syrup, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp ginger, pinch of kosher salt. Whisk well.
Heat over medium heat for about 8 minutes, stirring often. When the mixture thickens and the liquid is absorbed, it is ready. Stir in the pure vanilla extract.
Pour into a dish and sprinkle with chopped walnuts, a pinch of cinnamon, and a drizzle of pure maple syrup. Add a tiny bit of almond milk on top.
Source: Oh She Glows