Apple-Cherry Oatmeal

March 9, 2015

Author Notes: 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. This recipe was written by the Healthline Editorial Team: Healthline

Serves: 6


  • 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
In This Recipe


  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.

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