Bowl of Opal Apple Pie Oats on countertop

Opal Apple Pie Oats

Last updated: November 2021

The irresistible taste of apple pie for breakfast? Yes, please! These oats emit a nostalgic aroma while providing a feel-good way to start the day. Unlike most breakfast oatmeal options, this recipe contains no added sugars and packs on fiber.

The whole grain oats are complemented by hearty nuts, chia seeds, and fruit for an energy boost until your next meal. They also add a mixture of tastes and textures that provide a satisfying meal! This tasty recipe is abundant in brain-boosting and heart-healthy omega 3 fats, which are important for heart and brain health with diabetes. Make a large batch to reap the benefits of these wholesome ingredients throughout the week and enjoy these as leftovers.

Makes 1 serving
Serving Size: ⅔ cup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes

Ingredients for opal apple pie oats

  • ¼ cup unsweetened soy milk or non-fat dairy milk
  • ½ cup water
  • ⅓ cup whole grain oats
  • 1 small yellow opal apple
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 8 walnuts, halved
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • Stevia to taste

Directions for opal apple pie oats

  1. In a small pot over medium heat, add water, milk, and oats. Mix until combined. Stir frequently for approximately 3 minutes.
  2. Add chopped apple. Mix until fully incorporated. Cook for additional 2 minutes, then lower the heat.
  3. Mix chia seeds into the oat mixture. Cook for 1 additional minute. Remove from heat.
  4. Serve topped with walnuts, cinnamon, and stevia.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 343
  • carbohydrate: 41.5g
  • fat: 16g
  • fiber: 12g
  • potassium: 169mg
  • protein: 10.5g
  • saturated fat: 1.5g
  • sodium: 29mg
  • sugar: 12g
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