WW Recipe of the Day: Skinny Microwave Apple Pie Oatmeal
If you're a fan of those instant packets of apples and cinnamon oatmeal, you're gonna love this homemade microwave version packed with real apple that's reminiscent of apple pie. Tasty and satisfying, it's so good I've had it for breakfast the past three mornings!
How Many Calories and WW Points in this Microwave Oatmeal?
According to my calculations, each serving has 160 calories and:
3 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
3 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
0 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
4 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
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How to Make Sugar-Free Apple Oatmeal
Step 1: Gather and prep your ingredients: chopped apple, cinnamon, no-calorie sweetener, oats, vanilla
Step 2: In a medium to large microwave safe bowl stir together the chopped apple, cinnamon and sweetener and microwave 2 minutes. (Be sure to use a much larger bowl than you think you need to prevent the oatmeal from bubbling up and over the sides.)
Step 3: Stir in the oats and vanilla and microwave 1-2 minutes more until done to your liking.
Step 4: Stir again and allow to cool for a minute or two before digging in!
Be sure to use a large wide deep bowl to prepare you oats in the microwave because they will boil and bubble up as they cook. If your mug or bowl is too small the oatmeal is likely to spill out over the side of the bowl and make a huge mess in the microwave. It's happened to me and I don't want it to happen to you!
Use whatever apple variety you like best and have on hand. I'm a big fan of Pink Lady and Honey Crisp but any apple will work.
I've made this with both old-fashioned and quick cooking oats with good results.
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Skinny Sugar-Free Microwave Apple Pie Oatmeal
- ½ medium apple, peeled and chopped
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons granulated no calorie sweetener
- ⅓ cup oats (old-fashioned or quick cooking, not instant)
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- In a medium-size microwave-safe bowl (at least 4 cup capacity), stir together the apple, ¼ cup water, cinnamon and sweetener.
- Microwave on high for 2 minutes. Remove from the microwave and add the oats, ¾ cup water, and vanilla. Stir well.
- Microwave on high for 2 minutes. Remove stir and let cool for at least 1-2 minutes before digging in.
Recipe source: Eat What You Love Everyday
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
If you like this Sugar-Free Apple Pie Oatmeal, you might also like
- Crock Pot Apple Oatmeal
- Microwave Oatmeal Raisin Mug Muffin
- Low Fat Applesauce Oatmeal Cookies
- Crock Pot Baked Oatmeal
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