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Apple Spice Oatmeal
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Apple Spice Oatmeal
Makes: 2 cups
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Apple Spice Oatmeal
Prep time: 5 minutesCooking time: 10 minutesTotal time: 15 minutes


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


  1. Rinse the apple, remove the core and cut into small chunks (about 1 ½ cups).
  2. Bring the water or milk to a boil in a saucepan.
  3. 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.
  4. Remove from heat. Stir in cinnamon, brown sugar and nutmeg, if desired.
  5. 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.
  • Add bite-size dried fruit pieces like raisins, apricots or cranberries in step 3, or sprinkle on top when serving.
  • Sprinkle chopped nuts on top when serving.



Recipe adapted from Nutrition Matters.

Serving Size: 
1 cup
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