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caramelized apple rolled oa

Caramelized Apple Gluten-Free Rolled Oats

Gluten-Free | Refined-Sugar Free | Nut-free | Vegan Option
Course Breakfast
Keyword gluten free
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2


  • 3 Tablespoons grass-fed butter or coconut oil for vegan option
  • 2 cups organic red apple small dice (skin on)
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 Tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup gluten free rolled oats aka Old Fashioned Oats
  • 2 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk
  • 1 cup filtered water*
  • Flaxseed oil for garnish optional
  • honey for garnish optional (omit for vegan option)


  1. Heat a medium sized saucepan over medium heat and add grass-fed butter or coconut oil. once warm, add diced apples, sea salt, coconut sugar, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon and nutmeg. Saute until the apples start to soften and caramelize, about 5 - 10 minutes. Remove 1/3 of the apple mixture and set aside for garnish.

  2. Next, add oats, 1 more teaspoon cinnamon, vanilla, non dairy milk and filtered water. Bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low and cover. Simmer for about 10 - 15 minutes (or according to package instructions), stirring occasionally to keep from spilling over. 

  3. Serve warm topped with remaining apples a dash of cinnamon and drizzled with flaxseed oil and honey, if using.