Steel Cut Oats with Cinnamon Apples

I’m not the biggest breakfast person. If I weren’t pregnant, typically my breakfast would consist of coffee…and more coffee. I do try to eat at least some toast in the morning, but it’s so hard! One thing that I do love for breakfast, however, is steel cut oatmeal. Steel cut oats are NOT regular oatmeal, so if you “don’t like” oatmeal, definitely try steel cut instead. They aren’t as gummy, and about ten thousand times more delicious! They’re pretty easy to make too, especially if you follow the overnight method (recipe below). Here’s a great way to dress up your oats for the fall with apples, cinnamon, and a little brown sugar.

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Steel Cut Oats with Cinnamon Apples
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup steel cut oats
  2. 3 cups water
  3. 1 apple sliced
  4. 1 tbsp butter
  5. 1 tsp cinnamon
  6. 1 tbsp brown sugar
  7. Dried cranberries
  8. Pecans
  9. Milk
Overnight Steel Cut Oats
  1. Bring the oats and water to a boil in a saucepan. Turn off burner and cover. Leave overnight on the stove. Oats will be fully cooked in the morning.
Sauteed Apples
  1. Melt butter in a skillet and add apples (do not need to be skinned). Saute for 2 minutes until apples are soft.
  2. Add cinnamon and sugar.
Steel Cut Oats with Cinnamon Apples
  1. Heat up overnight oats on the stove with a splash of water or milk (to taste).
  2. Place in bowl and top with apples and whatever else you want to add - I love dried cranberries and pecans!
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1 Comment

    1. Omg Joelle.. Drool. You are so right – steel cut oats are in a category of their own. I eat my oats with strawberries and a few squares of dark chocolate – bit of an indulgent breakfast! I love this idea of cinnamon apples though.. Going to give them a go this week!

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