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Mug of Apple Oats

Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats

These healthy Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats are made in the fridge. Cinnamon stewed apples, raisins and crunchy sunflower seeds give this gluten free breakfast a warm comfort food flavor.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Oatmeal
Keyword Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Soaking Time 12 hours
Servings 1 serving
Author Regina

Ingredients

  • 1 small apple diced
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 dash nutmeg + cloves (or use 1/3 teaspoon of apple pie spice as only seasoning in this recipe)
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3/4 cup milk almond milk for vegans
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 tablespoon chia seeds
  • Toppings: 1 tablespoon raisins + 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds, or pecan nuts

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan combine diced apple, sugar, water and spices. Stew on low until softened (about 5 minutes).
  2. Set 2 tablespoons of the apples aside for topping.
  3. In a container like a mason jar, add the remaining stewed apples, milk, rolled oats and chia seeds. Close, and shake to combine. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. In the morning, warm the oats if desired. Top with set aside stewed apples, raisins and sunflowers seeds (or pecan nuts). Sprinkle with a little more sugar to taste.