Apple-Cherry Oatmeal

Apple-Cherry Oatmeal

Published March 13, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 6
Total Time: 30 min

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 20 min


Oatmeal doesn't have to be bland in order to be healthy. You'll be surprised how bright and flavorful the apple makes this hearty breakfast.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: approx. 1 cup
Calories per serving: 235
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.2g 5%
Saturated Fat 1.0g 5%
Sodium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 49.0g 16%
Protein 5.0g 7%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whole-grain oatmeal
  • 2 granny smith apples, cored
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Step by Step:

  1. Combine water, milk, cherries, apple pie spice, and vanilla in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring mixture to a simmer and stir in oatmeal. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, uncovered, until thickened and no liquid remains, about 20 minutes.
  2. Using a grater, shred apples and add to oatmeal, stirring to combine. Drizzle with honey and serve immediately.