Oatmeal with Apples, Pecans, and Cinnamon
Oatmeal with Apples, Pecans, and Cinnamon

Oatmeal is one of the best ways you can start your day. Since oatmeal is full of fiber, it will help keep you full and satiated through to lunch. This recipe for Oatmeal with Apples, Cinnamon, and Pecans is a great way to switch up your standard oatmeal routine. Softly cooked apples provide a hint of sweetness, there’s crunchiness from the pecans, and cinnamon offers a cozy touch just in time for fall.

If you find yourself rushed in the mornings, it can help to batch cook this oatmeal recipe the night before. That way you can simply reheat what you need the next day – and you won’t need to turn on the stove (if you don’t want to). You could also go one step further and divide the oatmeal up into portable, single serve containers. If you’re running late, it’ll allow you to grab a container to take into work. Desk breakfast has never felt so good!

Oatmeal with Apples, Cinnamon, and Pecans

Oatmeal with Apples, Cinnamon, and Pecan
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Oatmeal with Apples, Cinnamon, and Pecans

The warm flavors of this oatmeal recipe are an excellent way to change up your morning routine with freshly chopped apples, cinnamon, and crunchy pecans.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 Servings (about ½ cup each)
Calories 168 kcal
Author Openfit


  • 2 cups water
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt or Himalayan salt
  • 2 small apples chopped
  • 1 cup dry old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. pure maple syrup (optional)
  • ¼ cup chopped raw pecans


  1. Bring water and salt to a boil in medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring frequently. 

  2. Add apple, oats, and cinnamon; cook over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, for 3 to 5 minutes.

  3. Let oatmeal stand for 1 minute before serving.

  4. Divide evenly between four serving bowls; top each evenly with maple syrup (if desired) and pecans.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Oatmeal with Apples, Cinnamon, and Pecans
Amount Per Serving (0.5 cup)
Calories 168 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 148mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 9g
Protein 3g 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Oatmeal with Apples, Cinnamon, and Pecans

Photographs by Anguel Dimov and Brianne B of Evergreen Kitchen