Almond Butter & Jelly Oatmeal Bowl with Spiralized Apples and Toasted Almonds

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Almond Butter & Jelly Oatmeal Bowl with Spiralized Apples and Toasted Almonds

Almond Butter & Jelly Oatmeal Bowl with Spiralized Apples and Toasted Almonds

I remember the day I became vegan back in 2008. I was reading a short book about veganism one late summer afternoon and was floored: how did I not know about all of this?

At that moment, I decided to become a vegan indefinitely (it only lasted two years, FYI.)

I was reading by the pool, and I came inside after finishing the book for lunch, full of all this new knowledge and discovery and looked into my parents’ kitchen and thought, “What now?”

Almond Butter & Jelly Oatmeal Bowl with Spiralized Apples and Toasted Almonds

I was looking through the pantry and the refrigerator with such a new perspective, it was exhilarating, really. I was thinking of all the new foods I would eat and all the fun I would have cooking.

My first meal? A peanut butter and jelly! Ha, it was all I could think of that was “safe.” I read the labels carefully – no added sugar, no dairy or animal byproducts.

I’ve always been a big fan of the nut butter and jam combination. My father and I used to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches every night during weeknights growing up – we’d spread globs of peanut butter over crusty pieces of Calandra’s Italian bread. My word, were those good.

Almond Butter & Jelly Oatmeal Bowl with Spiralized Apples and Toasted Almonds

This oatmeal bowl is a spin on the classic PB&J, using almond instead of peanut butter and using oatmeal as the base, instead of bread. Also, the toasted almonds on top give this bowl a lovely nutty fragrance.

Of course, the proverbial cherry on top is the apple noodles – they add a refreshing sweetness to this glorious breakfast bowl – not to mention, they’re so pretty!

Spiralized fruits are best used in salads, baked goods and here, in breakfast concoctions – I can already envision the smoothie and acai bowls. Bring it!

Nutritional Information & Recipe

Weight Watchers SmartPoints*: 11 points

*These points were calculated using the official Weight Watchers SmartPoints calculator. We are in no way affiliated with Weight Watchers, we are providing this information based on popular demand.

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Almond Butter & Jelly Oatmeal Bowl with Spiralized Apples and Toasted Almonds

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon slivered almonds
  • 1 cup gluten-free rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon grape jelly no sugar added
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 apple Blade D

Instructions

  • Place a small skillet over medium-high heat and add in the almonds. Let toast for 5 minutes or until fragrant and golden brown. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  • Bring two cups of water to a boil in a medium saucepot. Add in the oatmeal, bring to a boil again and then reduce heat to low and let simmer, letting cook until all water is absorbed.
  • Once oatmeal is done, drizzle evenly over with the almond butter and jelly. Pour 1/4 cup of almond milk per bowl and then top with apples and garnish with toasted almonds. Serve immediately.

Almond Butter & Jelly Oatmeal Bowl with Spiralized Apples and Toasted Almonds

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26 comments

Angela says:
Yum! I'll be making this ASAP. Love the spiralized apples!
Meaghan says:
Spiralized apples are fabulous! Can't wait to hear how you like it!
M says:
This looks lovely :) I have to try it!
Meaghan says:
Please let us know how it comes out!!
Elena says:
Looks delicious! I will be making this!!! I do something similar already, so this will be a nice twist! Also, I would love a recipe for an acai bowl!!! Pretty please???
Meaghan says:
Can't wait to hear how you like it!
I love this recipe, Ali! I've never thought to add spiralled apples in my oatmeal. So clever!
I can eat nut butter on anything! Your pictures are gorgeous!!
yesssss. I was in Alaska once and had a peanut butter banana and bacon sandwich, which was dipped in jelly <- HEAVEN. and I imagine doing that with this. (adding bacon and bananas. ughhhh)
Marcia says:
Shouldn't step 3 read top with toasted almonds & garnish with spiraled apples? Your recipes are day brighteners. I've discovered the enjoyment of food preparation again.
I love love love PB&J. I used to eat one every day as a kid for lunch. I like how easy this is and that it's nice and filling! I can't wait to give this a try.
Lynn says:
Can this be made as overnight oats?
Linda says:
I will be trying this one! I do an oatmeal but add PB chips to it that melt in the hot oatmeal. Of course, this is healthier. I have trouble spiralizing apples...the seeds spit out everywhere as the blade hit them. And i was not sure about eating the core. Is there a trick I am missing?
Kimberly says:
You see? THIS is why I love your blog so much. I've been a fan of spiralizing apples and topping them with crunch almond butter for quite some time now. But to put it on a base of oatmeal? GENIUS.
I had a similar experience with veganism! I remember reading The Kind Diet and Skinny Bitch and being convinced I had to be a vegan to be healthy. Come to find out, veganism isn't the lifestyle for me, but I do still enjoy a lot of plant-based dishes. This oatmeal sounds fantastic! You really can't go wrong with nut butter and jelly :)
Carly says:
I've also done the almond butter and jam combo in plain greek yogurt- it is SO good!
Megan says:
Oh my goodness! This looks so incredible! I can't wait to try it out!
Meaghan says:
You're going to love this one. Let me know how it goes.
Love those spiralized apples on top! You really can't go wrong topping anything with nut butter. This is a perfect bowl of oats!
Meaghan says:
Right?! You da best, Emilie! Thanks for your sweet comments.
Jodie says:
My elder daughter is 14 and has overnight oats every school morning for breakfast. I add some fruit and yoghurt before I serve it to her. At the moment she is on an apple kick. After this post, I spiralized the apple and she had "spaghetti apple" on her oats (her words). She loved it. Thanks for the inspiration. So simple, but took it to another level.
Rob says:
Apples have no place in oatmeal. Love the rest of the recipe, but apples in oatmeal turns my stomach.

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