Apple Cinnamon Porridge Recipe

12. January 2021

Prep time: 10 minutes

Serves: 1

Do you need more sweet & healthy recipes? I have plenty for you! All of them are healthy, sugar-free, vegan, easy to make with only a few ingredients! These recipes range from no-bake cakes to delicious snacks made within a couple of minutes. You can find all of them in my ‘Sweet & Healthy’ ebooks!


One of the most delicious combinations: apple and cinnamon. Good for the body and good for the taste buds! For this apple cinnamon porridge recipe, we only need five minutes of preparation. We make this porridge instant pot in the microwave or just pour hot water over it. There is no need for cooking it, baking it or whatsoever, we only heat up the apple pieces separately, which only takes a couple of minutes. This healthy apple cinnamon nut porridge microwave recipe is perfect for a delicious lazy morning breakfast or a perfect healthy substitute for apple pie.

Healthy Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Porridge Microwave

This oats apple cinnamon porridge topped with sliced almonds is so easy to make, super healthy and full of proteins! How to make apple cinnamon porridge?

  • Oats: important to use instant or quick cook oats as they only need hot water to become soft
  • Protein: we have oats, chia seeds, almonds in this porridge to provide a lot of healthy proteins for you
  • Carbohydrates: oats porridge is so healthy and beneficial for weight loss as it keeps you full longer, lowers the blood sugar level and prevents cravings
  • Fats: we take in healthy fats coming from the porridge topped with sliced almonds

How to Make Apple Cinnamon Porridge Vegan

How to make porridge vegan? Very simple, in order to make this healthy apple cinnamon porridge vegan, we just don’t use any milk and instead use hot water. This will make the oats apple porridge low calorie. Some may wonder whether this will influence the taste, but the process of baking the apples make it taste like an apple pie porridge or baked apple porridge. For this baked apple cinnamon porridge recipe I only heat up the honey in a pan and add the apple pieces to it. Topping it with a bit of cinnamon, once they become softer they are ready to be added to the porridge.

This apple cinnamon and raisin porridge also contains raisins, as I am adding a bit of fruit muesli to it which contains steel cut oats, raisins, nuts and dried fruits. This fruit muesli is completely sugar free and fits perfectly to the apple cinnamon oatmeal porridge. But some people like raisins, some people dislike it.

Of course you can add or leave it out according to your preferences. Just substitute the fruit muesli with more oats. Cinnamon porridge is another great addition to the amazing flavor, cinnamon enhances the sweetness of the entire apple cinnamon oats porridge! It does not take much to make porridge healthy, especially with the ingredients of this vegan apple cinnamon porridge recipe which is sugar free, dairy free, healthy and vegan.

Instant Oatmeal Porridge in the Microwave

It is so easy to make oatmeal porridge healthy! Many people ask, ‘can you make porridge with water?’. I always nod and am a fan of healthy oatmeal recipe! It is so easy to make the porridge microwave recipe or just using hot water for instant porridge.

First, we should clarify how do you make porridge? The porridge ingredients are essential here. For the instant porridge, we need either instant oats or quick cooking oats. This way we can just use hot water or put the oatmeal in the microwave. The instant and quick cook oats, are oats that are softer and smaller, thus they don’t need a lot of heat or a lot of liquid to become soft. Rolled oats, steel cut oats, oat bran, oat groats and Scottish oats are not suitable for this recipe.

What to put in oatmeal? I have a couple of favorite recipes, such as banana chocolate porridge, peanut butter porridge or apple cinnamon oatmeal. To all my recipes I also add chia seed to make it become a truly protein porridge recipe. For the perfect porridge oats there is not much needed! For oatmeal spice I always add a dash of cinnamon to it, to enhance the rich flavor and it also benefits the body.

Is porridge good for weight loss? Definitely yes! My protein oatmeal breakfast surely benefits for weight loss. As they are all made with water it is a vegan porridge and low carb oatmeal, full of protein. Making porridge with the best oatmeal benefits your health, body and definitely your taste buds.

Print Recipe

Apple Cinnamon Porridge

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 1


Apple Cinnamon Porridge

  • 1 or 1 & 1/2 apple(s)
  • 2 tbsp (20g) syrup (vegan) or honey
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp (15g) almond , (flakes)
  • 1/3 cup (35g) instant or quick oats
  • 2 tbsp (15g) muesli , (sugar free)
  • 1 tsp each chia seeds, ground flax seeds, wheat bran, (optional)
  • 1/3 cup (100ml) hot water


Apple Cinnamon Porridge

    1. Cut an apple or the apples into 8 pieces and cut into thin slices. Add only 1 tbsp of syrup or honey to a sauce pan, heat it up and add the apples. Sprinkle with only 1 tsp of cinnamon and let it caramelize until the apples become a bit softer. Take out the apple pieces.
    2. Then add the other tbsp of syrup or honey to the sauce pan, heat it up and add the sliced ​​almonds and let them caramelize
    3. Add the oats or oatmeal (chia seeds, ground flax seeds, wheat bran if available), fruit muesli, the other tsp of cinnamon in a bowl, pour hot water over it and stir until well combined. Let it sit for 1 minute and stir again.
    4. Add the caramelized apples and almonds and mix into the porridge

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