Carrot & Apple Oatmeal

IMG_1623Working at a daycare center, I have come across and fed a lot of infants various jars of baby food. There are some SUPER WEIRD concoctions of baby jar food; but, every now and then you come across a combination that tempts you to reach into that small jar of mush and try a mouthful of YUM! IMG_1615

Well carrot/ apple inspired me to make a warm bowl of oats that cater to Fall’s harvest. So, I give you …

Carrot & Apple Oatmeal!!! 🙂


Carrot & Apple Oatmeal: Serves 2

IMG_1618Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup of Oats
  • 1 Medium Gala Apple
  • 1 Medium Carrot
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Ground Cloves
  • 1/2 tsp of Vanilla Extract

Directions:IMG_1620

  1. Soak 1 cup of oats in 2 cups of water for 20 minutes
  2. Peel and shred 1 medium carrot
  3. Core and dice 1 medium Gala apple
    1. Set aside for the moment 🙂
  4. Cook Oats on medium heat for 10 minutesIMG_1624
  5. Add Vanilla Extract, Ground Cloves, and Cinnamon to soaking oats
  6. Cook and stir oats for another 2-3 minutes. It should be lightly bubbling
  7. Add shredded carrots and diced apples
  8. Reduce heat to low and cook for 5- 10 minutes until produce is tender.

    Serve and get creative with your toppings! May I suggest: Brown Sugar, Raw Honey, Chopped Walnuts.

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Enjoy your nourishment and #healthyself

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