Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Recipe
Nutrition Highlights(per serving)
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Saturated Fat 1g||5%|
|Dietary Fiber 4g||14%|
|Total Sugars 24g|
|Includes 10g Added Sugars||20%|
|Vitamin D 3mcg||15%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
Prep0 min, Cook10 min
Servings2 (1 cup each)
Do you prefer a sweet breakfast over a savory one? It is possible to enjoy a sweeter breakfast while still enjoying a nutritious and filling one. Turn your morning oatmeal into a sweet treat with this healthy take on a cinnamon roll—cinnamon roll oatmeal!
Oats have lots of filling fiber to help keep you full and keep your heart healthy. Flavored with cinnamon, vanilla, maple syrup, and a Greek yogurt "cream cheese frosting," this cinnamon roll oatmeal is a winner breakfast that'll also satisfy your sweet tooth.
- 2 cups skim milk or milk of choice
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
- 2 tablespoon nonfat plain Greek yogurt
- 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup
- 1 teaspoon skim milk or milk of choice
- In a small saucepan, bring milk to a gentle boil.
- Stir in oats, turn heat to low and cook until oats have absorbed liquid about 3 to 5 minutes.
- Turn off heat and stir in cinnamon, vanilla, and maple syrup. Divide oatmeal into two bowls.
- In a small bowl, stir together yogurt, maple syrup, and milk. Drizzle over top of oatmeal. Serve immediately.
Ingredient Variations and Substitutions
You can use quick oats instead of rolled oats if desired.
This will cut your cooking time slightly.
This recipe works well with any milk or milk substitute. Dairy milk will provide the most protein, while sweetened plant milks will add more sugar.
Try adding other spices, like nutmeg or ginger, for variation. Honey will also work in place of maple syrup.
Cooking and Serving Tips
Be careful not to heat milk over too high of heat to prevent curdling or scorching. As soon as you add the oats, turn heat to low to prevent boiling over.
Serve oatmeal with a piece of fruit for a rounded out breakfast.
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