Vanilla Almond Milk Oatmeal

Oats! Oats are packed with fiber and slow-digesting carbs that control appetite and stave off the post-breakfast hunger pangs. They help lower blood cholesterol, stabilize blood sugar, and may increase insulin sensitivity.



  • 3 cups almond milk
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • a pinch salt
  • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • 2 sprinkles cinnamon
  • optional: chopped apple slices


  1. Pour the almond milk in a saucepan over medium heat. Add brown sugar, vanilla extract and salt, and stir.
  2. Add the oatmeal, partially cover and bring to a low boil. Stir, lower temperature to low and continue to cook, partially covered for about 5-6 minutes more, or until the oatmeal begins to thicken, but is not fully cooked.
  3. Cover the saucepan completely, wait 10 seconds and turn heat off. Allow the oatmeal to stand on the stove for about 15 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle with cinnamon and enjoy!
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