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Carrot Cake Oatmeal

Oh my goodness.  So carrot cake is my go to dessert any time it is available.  When you think of carrot cake, most of the ingredients are actually quite healthy!  Repurposed and repackaged we have a delicious carrot cake oatmeal that you can have any old morning!

Carrot Cake Oatmeal

When you think of carrot cake, most of the ingredients are actually quite healthy!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast
Servings 1 serving
Calories 231 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 c Oats - Dry
  • 1 c water
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 Tbsp applesauce unsweetened
  • 2 Tbsp carrot shredded
  • 1 Tbsp Raisins
  • 1 Tbsp coconut flakes
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp ginger powder
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add a small pinch of salt to the water.
  • Turn the heat to low, then add all of the remaining ingredients.
  • Stir to incorporate once. Then cover and allow to cook undisturbed for 5-7 minutes until water has just absorbed. Then turn off heat and let sit for 5 minutes before serving.
  • Note: The length of time this takes to cook will depend on the type of oats you use (ie quick oats vs whole oats). You may peek under the lid every couple of minutes once it's covered but do not stir.

Notes

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Carrot Cake Oatmeal
Amount Per Serving
Calories 231 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 25mg1%
Potassium 314mg9%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 5050IU101%
Vitamin C 23.1mg28%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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