Apple, Peanut Butter & Maple Oatmeal

Hi friends! I shared a quick photo on Instagram the today and thought I would make sure the recipe had a home here as well! This oatmeal bowl has been a staple for me for a while but when the light hit is just right the other day, I realized I better share it with you all! Comes together in 10 minutes, enjoy!

Apple, Peanut Butter, & Maple Oatmeal

Quick easy oatmeal that will leave full & satisfied 

Course Breakfast
Keyword oatmeal
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 335 kcal
Author Jessi Holden

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Old fashion oats
  • 1 tbsp Flax meal
  • 1 small apple, diced
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup (I used a spicy habanero flavored syrup)
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 pinch cinnamon (if desired)

Instructions

  1. Chop your apple and start sauteeing it over medium-high heat (spray pan first) and let it saute for 5-8 minutes.

  2. Sprinkle cinnamon on the apples if desired

  3. While your apples cook, put your oatmeal and flax meal in a bowl and add 1/2 cup of water (plus one more splash if you like it a little runnier)

  4. Heat in the microwave for one minute (nothing flashy here)

  5. Add your peanut butter to the oats so it starts to melt

  6. Add your apples to the bowl

  7. Drizzle your maple syrup across the top, take a photo, mix and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Did you make this recipe? Make sure to tag me on Instagram @The_Beer_Dietitian

Slow Cooker Coconut Almond Oatmeal

I’ve been a bit obsessed with coconut lately. From coconut water mixed with some chocolate protein powder and almond milk (delicious quick snack!) to toasting coconut and to enjoying leftover almond joy candies from Halloween. There’s been a lot of coconut going on!

This slow cooker oatmeal could also be made over the stove top but I felt it was nice to just mix it together and leave it while I worked on other meal prep. I also feel like I get the question about what types of oats are best quite often. I personally like old fashioned oats, but you’re going to get a hearty amount of nourishment (lots o’ fiber too!) from any form of oatmeal. I do use the instant packets every so often, but since they have added ingredients they are not as filling to me as making your own oatmeal and flavoring it yourself.

My favorite things to top oatmeal with? Easy!
toasted coconut (since that’s what this post is about), nuts, fresh fruit, sautéed bananas, a little coffee creamer, peanut butter or almond butter, craisins, or savory things like in this recipe here.

Slow Cooker Coconut & Almond Oatmeal

Course Breakfast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Author Jessi Holden @Nutrition Brewed

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds (if desired, toast them on a skillet for an extra nutty aroma)
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup light coconut milk (canned)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup or honey
  • 1 cup almond milk

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients together (except for the almond milk) and stir in your slow cooker.

  2. Side note: when adding honey, use cooking spray to spray your measuring spoon first. The honey will slide off much easier.

  3. Cook on low for about 45 minutes, add your almond milk. Cover and cook another 15 minutes

Recipe Notes

Top with your favorite toppings!

  • I chose fig and toasted coconut
  • Steve chose craisins and extra almonds
  • Choose any milk you desire

Did you make this recipe? Tag @The_Beer_RD on Instagram and hashtag it #theBeerRD

I topped it with figs, toasted coconut and a little almond butter too. During the week it was pretty thick so I added some extra almond milk when I heated it up. What are your favorite oatmeal toppings?

Cheers!