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Gluten-Free Apple Pie Oatmeal

This delicious and totally gluten-free breakfast offers a whole new take on your morning oatmeal! With delicious chunks of apples and sweet flavors of applesauce and maple syrup, this heart-healthy breakfast will start your day off with a bang!
Prep Time4 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apples, breakfast, easy breakfast recipe, oatmeal
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 192kcal
Author: Jenny Finke


  • 1/3 cup certified gluten-free rolled oats
  • 1 medium Honeycrisp apple (or apple of choice) diced into small pieces
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup almond or cashew milk
  • 1 tsp cinnamon plus more for serving
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 8 walnuts chopped into small pieces


  • In a small-medium saucepan, heat oats, apples, chia seeds, applesauce, milk, cinnamon, ginger and salt over medium-high heat. 
  • Bring mixture to a low boil and simmer for 8-10 minutes, stirring often. 
  • Once mixture is cooked (all liquid absorbed by oats and chia), remove from heat. Stir in vanilla extract and maple syrup. 
  • Top with chopped walnuts (optional) and a sprinkle of cinnamon (optional). Serve immediately.


This recipe inspired by the Oh She Glows cookbook.


Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Sodium: 295mg | Potassium: 176mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 1.5mg