A hearty bowl of Steel Cut Breakfast Oats is a great way to start your day healthy and happy! Packed with diced apples, shredded carrots, sweet raisins, spices, and walnuts, this healthy oatmeal is sugar-free, whole grain, and full of good for you ingredients!
To soak steel cut oats, add 1 cup oats to 3 cups room temp water. Let site overnight on the counter. Drain and rinse in the morning.
In a medium saucepan, mix diced apples, 1 Tbsp water, shredded carrots, spices and salt. Sauté on medium heat until apples start to soften, about 3 minutes.
Add drained oats, raisins, vanilla and milk. Simmer over medium-low heat until oats are tender - about 5 minutes.
Stir in walnuts. Sprinkle with flax seed, more carrots, raisins - whatever makes you happy!
*if you reheat this oatmeal, add a splash of water or milk to loosen the oats.