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Easy Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

  • Author: Chris @ Sweet Simple Vegan
  • Total Time: 28 minutes
  • Diet: Vegan


This easy apple cinnamon oatmeal recipe is the perfect autumn-inspired breakfast. Cinnamon-spiced caramelized apples and hearty oats make this a dreamy fall breakfast everyone will love. 



  • 1 apple, diced small
  • 1/2 tablespoon vegan butter
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1 cup milk unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice
  • Big pinch of salt
  • Splash of maple syrup
  • Chopped walnuts or pecans, for serving




  1. To a small pot, add in the water and almond milk. Bring to a boil.
  2. Add in the rolled oats, cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice, pinch of salt, and a splash of maple syrup. Mix through and reduce the heat to low. Cover with a tilted lid and simmer for about 8 minutes or until tender and thick.


  1. Once the oatmeal is soft, transfer it to a bowl and top it with the cooked. Finish it off with any additional topping of choice and enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Stovetop

Keywords: breakfast, vegan, apple, cinnamon, sweet, oats, oatmeal, gluten-free