Oatmeal with Walnut and Apple

By: Dorine Lam, RDN, MS, MPH

Oatmeal with Walnut and AppleA study showed that eating walnuts along with a Mediterranean diet may protect the brain functions from declining with age. Walnuts have been shown to have more antioxidants than other nuts.


  • 1 cup organic rolled oatmeal
  • ½ cup soaked organic raw walnuts – coarsely chopped
  • ½ organic apple – coarsely chopped
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 cups water
  • raw honey to taste
  • almond milk (optional) – see instruction below to make almond milk


  1. Put oats, walnuts, apple , coconut oil and water into a medium pot.
  2. Bring to boil, reduce heat to simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  3. When ready to eat  add honey and almond milk.


This recipe can be eaten cold.

To make almond milk:

Put in a VitaMix blender – 1 cup soaked organic raw almonds, 2 cups hot water – blend until smooth. Refrigerate.

Oatmeal with Walnut and Apple