This easy vegan apple cinnamon oatmeal is perfect for busy mornings on the go! Just 5 ingredients and 10 minutes to prep! Gluten free, Can be Top 8 Allergy Free!
Warm oatmeal is filling and comforting but also budget friendly and easy. This vegan apple cinnamon oatmeal is the best of both worlds.
Whether you are a busy college student, a parent with kids who keep you constantly busy, or someone who lives alone and constantly busy, you need options. Quick, but delicious options to keep you fed!
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Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I make this Top 8 Allergy Friendly vegan apple cinnamon oatmeal?
Ensure that your oats are gluten free and then you will good to go!
Yay for easy allergy friendly meals!
Can I prep this vegan apple cinnamon oatmeal ahead?
This easy vegan breakfast idea takes 10 minutes to prep and is really best served immediately, so we don’t really recommend prepping ahead; however, it is possible to make ahead and warm up.
When warming up you will likely want to add another splash of dairy free milk to the dish.
Alternatively, you could also pre-chop your apples so that was one less thing that you needed to do.
We do recommend that you toss with some lemon juice between storing in an air tight container in the fridge until ready to use. Doing this will ensure that your apples to not brown.
WHAT IS THE BEST TYPE OF APPLES TO USE FOR VEGAN APPLE OATMEAL?
Apples are one of the most crucial parts of the recipe. It’s the focus of the whole dish.
There are so many apple options to choose from when you are baking that sometimes it may feel a little overwhelming.
However, there’s no need to complicate things.
You want an apple that will hold it’s shape and not turn to mush when baking and is a good balance of sweet and tart.
Some great options would include:
- granny smith
- pink lady
DO I HAVE TO PEEL THE APPLES?
No, and we don’t recommend that you do. Apple peels are loaded with nutrients and there is no need to remove them for this recipe.
Is vegan apple cinnamon oatmeal healthy for you?
Yes! We are using fresh ingredients, healthy grains, and plant based milk. While we are using a natural sugar, be mindful that maple syrup is still sugar and adds that in there.
A healthier alternatively would be to saute the apples in water and blend dates with the milk and add then.
Can I use instant oats to make this vegan apple cinnamon oatmeal?
Yes! You will want to reduce the cook time on the oats to 2 ½-3 minutes. Follow all the other instructions as directed.
Can I make this vegan apple cinnamon oatmeal with steel cut oats?
Yes! We recommend cooking the apples and then removing then. Add the same amount of liquid but only ¼ cup of steel cut oats. Then cook for 25-30 minutes.
What are other vegan breakfast ideas?
There are literally a ton of different vegan breakfasts that you could create; however, we are going to pull some of our favorites that we think you should also try!
- The most amazing Vegan Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls
- Glazed Vegan Donuts
- Delicious Vegan Banana Bread
- Vegan French Toast
- Vegan Lemon Blueberry Pancakes
We have more than 60 vegan breakfast ideas that aren’t smoothies so make sure you check them all out.
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Vegan Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
- Add the maple syrup to a small saucepan over medium heat. Once it starts to sizzle, add the diced apples and stir. Let cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Add the cinnamon, nutmeg, and optional cardamom. Stir together and cook for 1 minutes.
- Add in the oats and dairy free milk. Stir together and cook for 5 minutes. Stirring occasionally.
- Remove from heat and serve. Careful, it will be hot.