Honey Crisp Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

by Kiran on January 31, 2013 · 26 comments

in Breakfast/Brunch


How are you guys doing? Bet much more better than me, trying to recuperate from a major jetlag from a total of almost 30 hours return flight to Orlando.

No joke.

2 months vacation has definitely taken a toll on my writing and blog posting. But it was all worth it and dare I say a well-deserving break from routined life?

But I’m back with a deliciously easy and healthy recipe that comprises all of my favorite ingredient in one bowl of:

OATMEAL!!! The perfect meal for any jet-laggers out there.

While getting back to routine seems impossible after such a long break, this breakfast definitely kickstarts my morning on a very sweet and hearty note.

Especially when it involves so much unpacking, laundry and endless long list of to-do’s that includes replying to a ton of email.


And to be frank, I’ve missed our daily dose of oatmeals for breakfast. In between stuffing our faces with famous or local Malaysian & Indian sumptuous delicacies, there were moments where oatmeal was also consumed.

Oatmeal will always have a special place in my heart 🙂

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  • 1 cup toasted old fashioned oats
  • 2 honey crisp apples, sliced
  • 1 tbsp brown butter
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Heat a nonstick saucepan on medium. Add brown butter and sliced honey crisp apples. Saute for a few minutes until apples softens.
  2. Add toasted oats, apple juice and almond milk. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir every now and then.
  3. Season with salt, cinnamon powder and vanilla extract.
  4. Serve oatmeal topped with chia seeds, chopped pistachios, nut butter, berries… the possibilities are endless!


Off to enjoy oatmeal for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I’ve missed it that much. And frankly, I need to loose all the weight I’ve gained these 2 months. Definitely enjoyed every morsels 🙂

What is your favorite breakfast? What do you look forward to eating after returning from a vacation?


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1 Rosa January 31, 2013 at 3:02 PM

Wow, you must feel exhausted!

That porridge is perfect. I also make mine with apples and cinnamon.




2 Sarah January 31, 2013 at 6:27 PM

MMMM, apple and cinnamon porridge, it’s like the best, soggy part of an apple crisp!


3 Laura (Tutti Dolci) January 31, 2013 at 6:57 PM

Perfect oatmeal, I love the sautéed apples!
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4 Suzanne January 31, 2013 at 8:30 PM

Honey crisp apples are one of my favorites and it goes perfect with this oatmeal.
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5 Ben - OrlandoWaterHole January 31, 2013 at 9:19 PM

Love how you edited the photos. The colors are so great!


6 shama nags February 1, 2013 at 2:17 AM

super tempting and inviting dear


7 Jamie February 1, 2013 at 3:34 AM

Isn’t it funny that we all associate oatmeal with harsh winter – the perfect breakfast – but I grew up in Florida and loved eating it there and eat it almost nowhere else. And I love your apple cinnamon vesion, maybe the best flavors for oatmeal! Although I normally eat it with just a bit of milk, a pat of butter (salted), a dusting of brown sugar and either a handful of raisins or blueberries. Beautiful photos and welcome home!


8 dassana February 1, 2013 at 8:11 AM

nice to see you post after a hiatus. as always your pics are awesome and the lighting is too in them.
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9 Kristen February 1, 2013 at 10:13 AM

I am in love with your styling in these pictures… those teacups are too cute!
Welcome back – can’t wait to hunker down and try this recipe.
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10 dixya @ food, pleasure, and health February 1, 2013 at 10:21 AM

i bet its so difficult to get back in track but seems like you are headed for good start with this oatmeal recipe! i love the idea of cooking that apple slices in butter. yum. i go through phases when it comes to breakfast. sometimes its all oatmeal otherdays im into scrambled eggs with a piece of toast.
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11 Charul @ Tadka Masala February 1, 2013 at 12:42 PM

Welcome back! Hope u had a nice vacation! Nice pics as usual! 🙂
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12 Choc Chip Uru February 1, 2013 at 3:52 PM

Wow that is HUGE jetlag for sure! I hope this delicious recipe have you incentive to wake up 🙂

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13 Dina February 1, 2013 at 8:23 PM

i like the honey crisp apple. sounds like a yummy oatmeal recipe!
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14 Katie February 2, 2013 at 1:01 PM

I love it – breakfast, lunch, dessert… Midnight snack….
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15 Mary @ Fit and Fed February 2, 2013 at 2:58 PM

Gorgeous photos! Good luck settling into your home routines. Kiran, what is the brown butter in this recipe? Is it just browned dairy butter, or is it something that I don’t know about, some non-dairy item?
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16 Raymund February 3, 2013 at 4:17 AM

Nice and healthy breakfast, I think I need some of those tomorrow
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17 Matt @ The Athlete's Plate February 3, 2013 at 7:49 PM

Welcome back!

And this looks delicious 🙂
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18 Jen L | Tartine and Apron Strings February 3, 2013 at 9:43 PM

Once again, delicious, Kiran! I always come here hungry and wanting…and I leave inspired! Love tis honey crisp apple oatmeal. Honey crisp apples are my no.1 fave! I always wait for them in September and pick them by the bushel!
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19 Kitchen Belleicious February 5, 2013 at 8:10 AM

best combination of flavor with the cinnamon and texture of the apples against the oats. Love love love!
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20 Richa February 5, 2013 at 2:24 PM

i dont usually like oatmeal.. but that looks might pretty.. all those pinks 🙂
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21 Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen February 6, 2013 at 10:25 PM

Ouch, 30 hours doesn’t sound fun at all. I can’t say I look forward to much when I get back from vacation, somehow it all looks less appealing when you’re home.
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22 Katie February 18, 2013 at 8:05 AM

I can’t imagine a 30 hour flight plus jetlag… I was dieing just after a 9 hour flight! And 2 month vacation… please. Sign me up! This oatmeal looks heavenly!
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23 Caroline @ chocolate & carrots February 21, 2013 at 9:44 AM

Oh, what I would do for a bowl of this right now. 🙂
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24 amy @ fearless homemaker February 28, 2013 at 5:57 PM

Ooh, this oatmeal looks SO good! I could go for some right now. =)
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