Big Batch Fruity OatmealPrint

Adapted from Today’s Parent Magazine

This recipe is ideal to make on the weekend and keep for breakfast during the week. It reheats beautifully in the microwave. Steel cut oats are a good source of soluble fibre which can help to lower LDL cholesterol. Throw in some frozen berries and you have an easy balanced breakfast.


  • 6 cups water
  • 2 peeled and grated apples
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups steel-cut or Scottish oats


  1. In a large pot, combine 6 cups water, 2 peeled and grated apples and 1/2 tsp each salt and cinnamon.
  2. Bring to a boil over high heat; add 1 1/2 cups steel-cut or Scottish oats, and stir to combine. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 25 to 30 minutes, stirring constantly for the last few minutes, or until oats are tender and liquid looks creamy and starchy.
  3. Serve warm with milk or yogurt, plus favourite toppings like sliced bananas, frozen berries or toasted almonds, and a drizzle of maple syrup. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.