Healthy “Carrot Cake” Oatmeal – Only 283 Calories!

Healthy “Carrot Cake” Oatmeal – Only 283 Calories!

It really tastes like carrot cake! For most people, it’s hard to incorporate enough (or any) vegetables into breakfast. Here’s a painless way to get a healthier amount of vegetables because it has all the flavors of carrot cake. But, it’s actually good for you! If you want more cake in your life- here’s how you can do it while maintaining a healthy weight. And if you love this recipe, you’ve got to try my Healthy German Chocolate Cake Oatmeal, Apple pie oatmeal ,too!

Healthy "Carrot Cake" Oatmeal - Only 283 Calories!
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Yes, it really tastes like carrot cake!
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Californian
Serves:: 2 : Makes about 2 Cups
  • ⅔ C Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • 1 C Water
  • ½ C Grated carrot, about 2 and up to 4 carrots
  • ¼ C Unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 T Raisins
  • ½ t Vanilla Extract
  • ½ t Ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch Kosher sea salt
  • ¼ C Unsweetened Almond milk
  • ¼ t Chia seeds, optional
  • 2 T Walnuts, coarsely chopped
  1. Place first 9 ingredients, ending with salt, into a large microwaveable bowl.
  2. Cook on high in the microwave for 4 minutes.
  3. Allow to cool in oven for one minute.
  4. Stir in almond milk.
  5. Top with chia seeds and walnuts.
  6. Serve warm.

Want more Breakfast recipes? Try these granola recipes!

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