Oatmeal with Walnut and Apple

By: Dorine Lam, RDN, MS, MPH

A 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 oats
  • 1/2 cup soaked organic raw walnuts - coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 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.

Article ID: ROM


© 2013  Michael Lam, M.D. All Rights Reserved.

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