Adventures in Healthier Eating with 2 Kids and a Picky Husband

Apple Pie Oatmeal

5 WWPP Posted by 10 years ago 20 Comments

Update: Click here to check out my updated Homemade Apple Pie Oatmeal video post

Those that read my weight loss blog may already know this is an older idea. I just never photographed it before.

I really need to thank the toddler for introducing me to oatmeal. Honestly, I never ate it until he came around. Then I realized how great warm breakfast could be!

I “cheat” in this recipe using one of those flavored oatmeal packets. I just haven’t been able to duplicate the same apple pie experience with out it. Apple Pie OatmealThen again, I really haven’t tried. Sometimes quick and simple is just what you need in the morning, especially with a toddler or two on your hands.

  • 1 package of light cinnamon flavored oatmeal like Quaker Oatmeal Weight Control Cinnamon
  • Dash of extra cinnamon to taste
  • 1/2 cup of unsweetened applesauce or a single serve container

Pour the package contents in a coffee mug with a dash of extra cinnamon and add about 1/2 cup of boiling water. Stir and let sit a minute.

Stir in the applesauce and sprinkle with a bit more cinnamon.

I swear it taste like I smooshed up an apple pie!

Update: Click here to check out my updated Homemade Apple Pie Oatmeal video post

Approx Nutritional Information per serving
Servings Amt per Serving
1 Entire Recipe
Calories Fat Fiber WWPs
210 3g 8g old: 3.5 new: 5
Sugar Sat Fat Carbs Protein
10g 1g 42g 7g

See other recipes using: applesauce, cinnamon, oatmeal

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    December 19, 2007

    I am on your subscription and when I opened my email today I was already contemplating what to have for breakfast. It sounded so good especially since it was 20 degrees this morning. I absolutely loved this and it will be a regular. Even more important I got a thumbs up from hubby and my 2yr son.


    December 19, 2007

    YAY! I love when kids and husbands like something new! ;~)

    Laura Brandon

    December 27, 2007

    this sounds delicious! i'm going to have to try it!!


    December 28, 2007

    Is there a way to make this Core?


    December 29, 2007

    Kate - what would make it CORE? Using plain oatmeal, applesauce, cinnamon and splenda, maybe?


    January 2, 2008

    This is great. I use reduced sugar Quaker cinnamon apple oatmeal and add a single serving of cinnamon flavored applesauce. using the WW calculator that is a tasty 3 points. thanks for the idea. loved it!


    January 6, 2008

    I tried this today and it was a great idea! =) Very tasty!


    January 6, 2008

    OH! YUMMY! I usually don't like oatmeal, but this is WONDERFUL! I'm fixing this for me and my husband inn the morning! Thanks you!


    January 15, 2008

    It was great!! Thanks! My almost 3 yr. old loved it too.


    January 22, 2008

    This was great - in fact, it was so much like smooshed apple pie that I thought it was a bit rich for breakfast. So I made it again - but served it piping hot with a dollop of cool whip light as a great 2 serving DESSERT!! Sooo yummy!


    February 3, 2008

    LOVE IT!!!! I eat as a dessert!!


    February 12, 2008

    This is the first recipe I've tried from this site and it's great! I also tried it using a 50 calorie (no sugar added) blueberry flavored applesauce and it was even better.


    September 13, 2008

    I don't really like oatmeal but his is good!


    August 5, 2013

    I actually have an idea you might like... I use gluten free steel cut oats and fresh cut apples and cinnamon and some truvia and put in a crockpot... I usually make a large batch and eat all week... I don't have exact amounts I pretty much just throw it in but its delish!