Many times as parents we struggle to find a healthy breakfast that our kids will eat, but our Sugar Free fruit Oatmeal has completely hit a home run with our kids!
How often do you hear
“I LOVE this!”
“This is my favorite!”
“Can I have MORE?”
All after serving a HEALTHY meal? Let me tell you, I heard all this and more multiple times on mornings that I serve our sugar free cinnamon fruit oatmeal for breakfast! And all three of my children usually have 2-3 servings each! I figure this is a recipe I need to share with you!
Sugar Free Fruit oatmeal your kids will love
Sugar Free Cinnamon Fruit oatmeal Ingredients:
- 2 1/2 Cups Milk (We love using Almond milk, Vanilla Soy milk, Coconut Milk, or Lactaid milk because of my children’s dairy allergy. And it actually only adds an amazing flavor! No weird aftertaste that soy usually has. So this is also great for Dairy Free cooking!)
- 1 1/2 Cup Old Fashioned oats (not the instant…I mean the OLD FASHIONED kind, that takes about 5 minutes to cook up. Brand doesn’t matter.)
- Sprinkle of Ground Cinnamon
- 6 Tablespoons 100% pure Agave nectar. Basically you are using 2 tablespoons per serving. (I used to use Brown sugar until I found Agave. Now I only use Agave. It’s more natural and I love the taste even better! Plus, I use a lot less Agave than brown sugar and it is amazing for those that have to watch sugar intake or how it reacts to your blood sugar.)
- Frozen Fruit of your choice
Sugar Free Cinnamon Fruit Oatmeal Directions
Pour milk into a pan on Medium high heat. Sprinkle with enough cinnamon to completely cover the surface of the milk (yeah, I don’t measure too often when cooking. I need to pay more attention to amounts that I use so I can share with you. Then stir.
Once it starts to come to a boil or about to boil add the oatmeal and Agave Nectar. Stir again and Cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently and keeping it at a soft boil.
Depending on which frozen fruit you use will determine when you add it to the mixture. We often use Frozen Strawberries and Frozen Blueberries. I add the Frozen Strawberries about 2 minutes after I add the Oatmeal. Then I add the Blueberries when there is only 1 minute left to cook.
If you add the Strawberries too late, they don’t heat up enough and are still cold in the middle. If you add the Blueberries too soon, then it sucks all the juice out of them and they are shriveled and don’t taste very good anymore. So small fruit add at the end. Then only cook just long enough for them to warm up, not lose their juice.
You can also add Frozen Raspberries (treat like the blueberries) or Frozen Peaches (treat like strawberries) or just about any frozen fruit you want. We’ve tried different fruits and mixtures, but my children love the mixture of Strawberries and Blueberries the best. And yes, we have to have both of them each time.
- 2 1/2 cups Almond milk, coconut milk, Lactaid or regular milk
- 1 1/2 cup Old Fashioned oats
- Sprinkle of Ground Cinnamon
- 5-6 Tablespoons 100% pure Agave
- Frozen fruit of your choice
- Pour milk into a pan on Medium high heat. Cook to a boil.
- Sprinkle with enough cinnamon to completely cover the surface of the milk
- Add the oatmeal and Agave Nectar.
- Stir and Cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently and keeping it at a soft boil.
- Add larger fruit chucks after 2 minutes of cooking.
- Add smaller fruits with only 1 minute left.
What is your favorite Fruit mixture for our Fruit oatmeal?