Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

bowl of apple cinnamon oatmeal topped with cinnamon apples and walnuts on wood cutting board

4.5 from 2 reviews

This hearty Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal is creamy, perfectly spiced, and sweetened naturally with fruit! Ready in less than 30 minutes and great for Meal Prep.



For the Oatmeal:

  • 1 ⅓ cup Steel Cut Oatmeal*
  • 2 cups Unsweetened Non-Dairy Milk
  • ¾ cup Apple Cider*
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg
  • ½ tsp Salt

For the Cinnamon Apples:

  • 2 Apples, finely diced (I recommend Granny Smith and/or Gala)
  • 2 tbsp Apple Cider
  • Juice of ½ Lemon
  • ½ tsp Cinnamon
  • Pinch of Salt


  1. First, add all of the Oatmeal ingredients to a large pot and bring the mixture to a simmer. Once simmering, reduce the heat to Medium-Low and cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. In the meantime, prepare the Cinnamon Apples. Add all of the ingredients to a small pot and bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Keep the heat at Medium for the 5 minutes, then reduce the heat to Medium-Low and cook for an additional 3-5 minutes, until the Apples are browned and tender.
  3. Divide the Oatmeal equally into bowls and top with the cooked Cinnamon Apples, plus any other toppings of choice. Serve warm; leftovers will keep in the fridge for up to 7 days.  


  • You can also make this recipe with either Quick or Rolled Oatmeal, if you do not have Steel Cut Oatmeal. Increase the Oats to 2 2/3 cup, and keep all other measurements the same.
  • I used an Apple Cider that was preservative free and made only from Apples (no added sugar). You can also use Apple Juice if you cannot find Apple Cider, though the flavor will not be as deep.

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