Mixing oatmeal with baby food

Can I Mix Baby Food with Cereal? We Have the Answer.

New parents often wonder: Can I mix baby food with cereal? The answer is simple—and a game changer for infants!

If you’ve ever walked down the baby aisle at the grocery store, you’ve probably noticed those containers of cereal—they tend to stick out from the seemingly endless rows of baby food jars. New parents can sometimes feel a bit intimidated by the thought of adding yet another texture and taste to their baby’s palate. And it’s easy to wonder: Can I mix baby food with cereal? We answer this common question once and for all.

Here are the foods you should (and shouldn’t!) start your baby on.

Can I mix baby food with cereal?

It can be a little intimidating, but yes. It’s totally safe, healthy and appropriate for parents to mix baby food with cereal. At around 4 to 6 months old, babies are typically ready to try solid foods. Cereal is a popular first choice, and a great first step for introducing babies to solid food.

Since cereal is already rich in iron, combining it with baby food—like fruit and vegetable medleys—provide infants with plenty of nutrients. And, mixing baby food with cereal gives babies a chance to try different textures and tastes.

Can I mix baby food with oatmeal cereal?

Yes, parents can—and should—mix baby food with oatmeal cereal. This sweet combination can help mask the taste of a baby food flavor that your little one would normally oppose, while also providing valuable nutrients. Prepare the mixture by combining 1 teaspoon of cereal with 4 or 5 teaspoons of breast milk, formula or water. Then, stir in 1 teaspoon of a pureed fruit or vegetable, or jarred baby food. Mix well, making sure to remove any strings or seeds to reduce the risk of choking.

These are the best iron-rich foods for babies.

Can I mix baby food with rice cereal?

Even though baby food can be successfully mixed with rice cereal, experts agree that exclusively feeding an infant rice cereal is not beneficial for his health or dietary needs. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, infant rice cereal poses a risk for arsenic exposure—so it’s best to offer a variety of infant cereals instead, like oat, barley and multi-grain.

When do I stop mixing baby food with cereal?

It’s OK to stop mixing baby food with cereal once an infant begins refusing (or showing a severe lack of interest in eating) strained foods, pureed foods or jarred baby foods. This typically comes anywhere from 9 to 15 months, when a baby starts eating chopped, diced or mashed table foods—thanks to her further developed digestive symptom and newly sprouted teeth.

So, as your child approaches her first birthday, it’s usually common to stop mixing baby food with cereal (since Baby probably won’t eat it anyway!).

Pretty soon you’ll be making these tasty meals for toddlers.

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How to Mix Cereal with Fruits or Vegetables for Infants | Healthy Eating

By Becky Bell, MS, RD Updated November 19, 2018

The transition from breast milk or formula to solid food is a huge milestone for an infant. Most infants enjoy exploring new flavors and textures as new foods are offered. Cereal, fruits and vegetables are among the recommended foods to offer your little one first. Mixing these foods can give your infant an opportunity to experience a variety of flavors as well as obtain a wide range of nutrients.

Signs of Readiness

Before you introduce any solid foods, make sure that your infant is ready for solids. The American Academy of Pediatrics, or AAP, gives several guidelines to determine whether your baby is ready for the transition. If your baby is ready for solids, he should be able to hold his head up, open his mouth when food comes near, and move food from a spoon to the back of his throat. In addition, most babies will have doubled their birth weight by the time they are ready for solids. This usually happens around four months, although the AAP recommends breast-feeding exclusively for the first six months.

Check for Allergies

Always give an individual food by itself before mixing it with another food. After introducing a new food, wait several days before introducing another to check for allergies. If your little one shows no signs of allergic reaction, then you can introduce another food or mix foods together.

Mixing Foods

To mix foods, start by preparing cereal as usual with breast milk, formula or water. Stir in a small amount of pureed fruit or vegetables or jarred baby food to the cereal. Add additional breast milk or formula to create the desired consistency for your infant.

Creative Combinations

Once your child has tried a wide variety of individual foods, the possible combinations are endless. You can choose multiple fruits or multiple vegetables to mix with the cereal, or you can mix a fruit and a vegetable into the cereal. Combine foods that are different colors to get a wide variety of vitamins and minerals in a single meal. For example, mix pears and green beans with rice cereal, or combine green beans, carrots and apples with oatmeal.

After your baby has been eating solids for a month or two, try experimenting with flavor and texture a little bit more. Add a dash of cinnamon or nutmeg to pureed sweet potatoes with rice cereal, or try blending avocado and banana with oatmeal.

  • HealthyChildren.org: Switching to Solid Foods
  • KidsHealth: Feeding Your 4- to 7-Month-Old
  • WholesomeBabyFood.com: Creative Baby Food Combinations and Meal Ideas
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Becky Bell is a registered dietitian with experience in the areas of diabetes, chronic kidney disease and general nutrition. Bell holds a Bachelor of Science in dietetics from Olivet Nazarene University and a Master of Science in human nutrition from the University of Alabama.

Oatmeal for children - Encyclopedia Baby food

Viktoriya Levchuk©

Oatmeal can be loved or not loved, but all children know how good it is for the body. Oatmeal is a great food for babies who continue to get introduced to solid foods. Grains are rich in essential nutrients such as fiber, protein and vitamins. No doubt, oatmeal is healthy for children, but what age is suitable for complementary foods? Also, is it possible to be allergic to oats? We will answer these questions and talk about the benefits of oatmeal. nine0005

Benefits of oats for children

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Oats—commonly known as oatmeal or instant porridge—are one of the most nutritious grains you can buy.

Unlike many other grains that undergo extensive and destructive processing before reaching the store shelves, oats are always whole. This is regardless of whether it is cut, rolled, fast or instant.

This means that it retains all the minerals and vitamins found in the germ, endosperm and bran... and that's a lot of good! nine0016

Oats are an excellent source of soluble fiber, protein and B vitamins, thiamine, riboflavin and B6. It also provides iron, calcium, magnesium, selenium and phosphorus.

Children should enjoy oats from a very young age, as they also play a very important role in maintaining health throughout adulthood.

When eating oatmeal, it is important to know its benefits for baby food:

  1. Gluten-free oatmeal. nine0016 Children who are allergic to gluten cannot consume grains such as wheat, rye and barley for a balanced diet. But they can eat oats, which are gluten-free and contain the same vitamins and minerals. Oatmeal helps improve the nutritional value of a gluten-free diet, which can lead to nutritional deficiencies in children.
  2. Oats are good for constipation. Since oats are rich in fiber, they help fight constipation. Doctors recommend making oats part of the diet when frequent constipation occurs, and this suggestion even works for babies. nine0028
  3. Oatmeal for children perfectly strengthens the immune system. Oats contain a type of sugar called beta-glucan, which boosts the production of immune system cells. Thus, regular consumption of oats can keep the immune system healthy, which is an advantage for a growing child.
  4. Oatmeal helps reduce inflammation. Oats contain compounds called avenanthramides, which can reduce inflammation from several causes, including infections and wounds. Babies with certain autoimmune conditions can benefit from the anti-inflammatory properties of oats. nine0028
  5. Oatmeal improves insulin sensitivity. Babies born with congenital type 1 diabetes may benefit from eating oats as the grain reduces insulin resistance. This means that the body makes better use of the injected insulin, reducing the effects of diabetes.
  6. Essential food for children with GERD. One treatment option for children with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is to give them solid foods in the form of thicker purees. Oatmeal is considered a safe and healthy thickener for these children. nine0028

Benefits of oatmeal in baby food

Oats and gluten

Before 6 months of age, children should not be given foods containing gluten, as this is thought to increase their risk of developing celiac disease. Whether oats are considered a gluten-containing grain is the subject of some speculation.

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, barley and triticale (a hybrid of rye and wheat). Oats do not belong to any of these groups; thus, people with gluten intolerance usually don't have to worry about gluten in uncontaminated oats. However, there are several concerns about oat consumption. nine0005

Oats contain avenin, a protein similar to gluten. In some people with celiac disease, avenin activates the same immune cells that respond to gluten. However, most people with the disease can tolerate gluten-free oats without problems.

A 2014 study found that eating 100 grams (g) of oats a day for 3 days activated immune cells affecting avenin, but only in 8 percent of participants. The authors of the study concluded that a smaller amount of oats is probably good for people with celiac disease. nine0005

The Celiac Disease Society recommends monitoring anti-tTG antibody levels before and after adding oats to the diet. This provides clear data on how eating oats affects a person.

People who try oats should start with small amounts and record any symptoms they experience. If symptoms do not appear, and the level of antibodies in the blood remains stable, you should continue to eat oats. nine0005

There is also the problem of cross-contamination, where oats can be contaminated with other gluten-containing grains with which they are grown, harvested, processed or stored. People on a gluten-free diet can only eat uncontaminated oats. A very small number of people with celiac disease may still be sensitive to gluten, an uncontaminated oat product.

It is up to the individual to decide whether or not to include gluten-free oats in their diet - some people choose not to try it. However, they understand important benefits:

  • oats add variety to a gluten-free diet
  • oats are a good source of soluble fiber, which can support gut health and help treat high cholesterol and keep blood sugar levels stable.

Indeed, pure oat products are marketed as an acceptable part of a gluten-free diet in some parts of the world, especially in Scandinavian countries. However, it is still advisable to consult a doctor if you plan to administer oats to a child with a family history of gluten intolerance. nine0005


Oatmeal is a processed oat. This is what we buy in the market. But oatmeal comes in several varieties.

1. Oat flakes

When we think about oats, a picture of oat flakes comes to mind. Oatmeal is oatmeal made from whole grain oats. They are made by steaming oat grains (without the rind) and then passing them through a roller before drying. Rolled oats come in two varieties: slow-cooked and fast-cooked oats. nine0005

2. Coarse oatmeal

Whole oatmeal, not refined oatmeal, is pounded into a coarse meal filled with fiber. Baby oatmeal mix may contain oatmeal, as it mixes well with hot water.

3. Instant Oats

This is the most processed type of oats. Oat grain is boiled, rolled and then dried before being packaged. Rolled oats are semi-finished and are usually found in ready-to-eat baby cereals that can be made by simply adding hot or boiling water. nine0005

4. Whole grain oats

If oat flakes are processed, then oat grains are hardly touched. Whole grain oats, also called whole grain oats, are raw oats in their purest form with 100% of their nutritional value retained.

5. Cut oats

Whole oats that are cut into small pieces by powerful steel blades are called steel oats. They contain the same nutritional value of whole grain oats, but cook faster as the grain is broken into smaller pieces. nine0005

And now the question arises:

What kind of oatmeal should I choose for my child?

Oats, chopped, best for children as they are unprocessed, easy to prepare and retain all the goodness of whole oats. It takes a long time to cook it, then we use a mill and make oatmeal, it cooks faster, the porridge is more tender.

Oatmeal porridge can be introduced into the child's complementary foods after acquaintance with rice, buckwheat and corn porridge. The approximate age of the child is about 7-8 months. Although American pediatrics advises to introduce the baby to oatmeal from the age of 6 months, since it does not cause constipation. Many moms try introduce oatmeal much later closer to 10-12 months, because they are afraid of the reaction of a weak organism to gluten. But as I wrote above, oatmeal or oats do not contain gluten, if not contaminated.

The first oatmeal for children only dairy-free boiled in water with a small piece of butter. Oatmeal contains phytic acid, which prevents the absorption of calcium, so oatmeal is not recommended for children every day. nine0015 To benefit from the product oatmeal porridge can be given 2-3 times a week. A serving of oatmeal until the year is approximately 200 grams, after - 200-300 grams. But you should not force the baby to eat up how much he ate, which means that the body needs so much.

Introduction to complementary foods oatmeal occurs like any other new product with 1 tsp. in the morning, gradually increase the portion.

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Oatmeal every day in complementary foods

The child loves oatmeal and eats only it every day. Mom is starting to panic! First you need to understand whether it is temporary? As I wrote in the article Era of Nutrition, this happens to children. Suddenly, the baby begins to love only one product and eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner, this moment of nutrition is temporary from 2 to 8 weeks. He will pass. But encourage your child to eat oatmeal every day is not worth it, as I wrote above, it is not recommended to give oatmeal every day. Therefore, we try to give a variety of cereals for breakfast, alternating with eggs and dough dishes, for example, pancakes or pancakes. They can be made from rice or rye flour.

Life hack for moms

If oatmeal has become a favorite cereal, the child is ready to eat it at any time of the day, the mother is sure that this is not the era of nutrition, it is impossible to introduce other cereals, or everything moves so slowly that the mother is afraid, that oatmeal will do more harm than good. Then the store sells cereals of 3 cereals, 4 cereals, 5 cereals, 7 cereals of long cooking, there are even these cereals for sale by weight, usually sold on the market. Under the guise of oatmeal, the baby gets a variety. nine0005

I do not welcome this way of eating, especially if children are deceived, but when mother is in despair, mother is tired of fighting, mother does not know how to influence / persuade / beg / force a picky eater to eat something other than oatmeal, then this option as an outlet is very suitable. Moreover, the taste of these cereals is different, very suitable for a transitional moment, you can honestly admit to the baby that you will feed him oatmeal with additives, it tastes like oatmeal, but even tastier. In short, we try, and suddenly it will be an ideal solution. nine0005

Allergy to oatmeal

Baby oatmeal is a good complementary food for children because it has a low risk of an allergic reaction. However, an allergic reaction is possible as a side effect, especially if it is contaminated with wheat gluten, as discussed above. Signs that a child has an allergic reaction to oatmeal include eczema, hives, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, lethargy, swelling of the face, and difficulty breathing. Allergy symptoms usually appear within two hours after eating. The extreme manifestation of food allergy is food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES), in which symptoms such as vomiting, abdominal pain, and diarrhea are severe. If you suspect that your child is showing signs of a food allergy, seek medical attention immediately.

How to choose and store oats for children?

Oat Selection: When choosing oats or standard oatmeal, you must select a product without added preservatives, sugar, salt or flavors. Oat flakes should be crumbly, without stale lumps and mold, as well as a characteristic musty smell. There should be a slight oatmeal smell. If we buy oats from a bag, then we choose sellers who quickly sell their goods. nine0005

Storage Location: Whole grains and oatmeal can be stored for several months in a cool, dry place. Oatmeal should be stored in an airtight, airtight container and preferably in the refrigerator. Can be stored in a cool dry place, but it is important to check the condition of the flour if it is used infrequently.

When grains are ground, the natural oils derived from the grains can go rancid without refrigeration. When buying any type of ground whole grain, it is always better to buy less than throw away. We use the same storage methods for homemade oatmeal. nine0005

Like any other grain, oats can be susceptible to pest infestation. Keep the storage area clean while getting rid of pests such as moths. Avoid pills or poison from pests, as they can harm the child. We buy small quantities that can be consumed within a short period of time. If we are going to store oats for a long period of time, we put them in an airtight container or a zipper bag and put them in the freezer. The low humidity and low temperature environment in the freezer helps maintain product quality. nine0005

Freezing oatmeal

Leftover oatmeal can be frozen. It often happens, they cooked it, but a lot, either you finish eating after the child, or in the freeze, it's a pity to throw it away. Where can it be used? Of course, many would advise eating later, this is a good idea, thawed and eaten, but it is more interesting to use such porridge when making cutlets, pancakes or pies, cookies. Reduces cooking time and enriches the dish with useful minerals and vitamins. Milk oatmeal can also be frozen, but we defrost it in the refrigerator in the evening in order to add spices, such as cinnamon, to it in the morning. Still Frozen Oatmeal loses some flavor, but not much.

How to freeze oatmeal

Freezing is easy and simple, the main thing is to have ice or cake molds, you can also use ordinary large plastic freezer containers. It is convenient to decompose into small forms, freeze on a quick freeze, shock, and then decompose into special zip-packages for freezing with an indication of the date of freezing. Or put a bag in a large plastic container, put the porridge in it, when it freezes, take the bag out of the mold, put a large cube of porridge in the freezer. Defrost only in the refrigerator overnight, store in the freezer for about 6 months. nine0005

And another small comparison, it is better to eat thawed oatmeal, cooked from whole grains, than to brew instant oatmeal.

How to process oats for children?

We offer several ways to prepare oats, oatmeal, oatmeal or sliced ​​oats:

Preparation of porridge from oatmeal for children over 7 months old:

Oatmeal is obtained from long-cooked oatmeal or from grain. nine0005

  • Put the water on the fire, let it boil.
  • For 100 ml of water we take 1-2 tablespoons of oatmeal.
  • Stir thoroughly so that the porridge cooks evenly.
  • Let cool after cooking. Mix with fruit and serve.
  • You can add a little milk and butter at the end if it is included in the baby's complementary foods.

Cooking oatmeal / baby oatmeal for babies over 10 months:

  • Soak oats in water for a few minutes. nine0028
  • Put on fire and cook for about 10-15 minutes or according to the time recommended on the package.
  • Add more water or milk to adjust the consistency.
  • Milk should preferably be added at the end of the boil, 5 minutes before.
  • Refrigerate. You can add fruit to oatmeal for a child.

Cooking porridge from whole and cut oats for children over 12 months old:

  • Pour boiling water over groats for 6 hours, if with cold water, then for the whole night, then in the morning it will boil faster. nine0028
  • The ratio of water and grain is 2 to 1, but here it depends on the density of the finished porridge, it will have to be determined empirically.
  • Before cooking, drain the water and rinse the grain.
  • When the water boils, reduce the fire.
  • Porridge must be stirred slowly, the faster you stir, the more it thickens.
  • Simmer the grain for about 30-40 minutes, and the cut grain is much smaller.
  • Finally add milk and butter.

Please note that the age limits are approximate, it all depends on the age at which the baby got acquainted with oatmeal, at what age he began to eat finger food. Approximately, about 1-2 months are given for one consistency, i.e. we introduced oatmeal porridge, we cook it in this form for about a month, it is clear that the child is ready to switch to oatmeal, we are transferring, we are not ready to wait yet. You can cook many other healthy and tasty dishes for children from oats and oatmeal. nine0005

Storage of cooked oatmeal

Cooked oatmeal should be stored in the refrigerator for no more than 24 hours or frozen. It seems to me that oatmeal is delicious only freshly cooked, after standing for a while, it loses its amazing taste.


Oatmeal should not be given to heart and kidney failure, individual intolerance and allergies, and celiac patients, if the oats are not cleaned and grown inappropriately, and also in case of an allergic reaction to avenin. nine0005

Oat milk

Oat milk is a popular dairy-free milk substitute.

It is made by soaking and mixing whole grains or oatmeal with water, then straining through cheesecloth to separate the milk from the oats.

Naturally, oat milk is not as nutritious as whole oats. As a result, industrial production often fortifies oat milk with nutrients including calcium, potassium, iron, and vitamins A and D.

Oat milk is unique in that it does not contain many of the allergens found in other milks. In addition, it contains beta-glucans, a soluble fiber that may benefit the heart.

Due to its growing popularity, oat milk can be found in most grocery stores or online. It can also be made at home.

How to make oat milk

It is very easy to prepare, but there are a lot of recipes. However, I tend to offer you 2 recipes for making oat milk. nine0005

Both recipes are prepared with long-cooked oatmeal.

First recipe: To make oat milk, simply take 1 cup long-cooked oatmeal and 4 cups of water, put in a blender, and blend for 30-45 seconds. Then strain through a clean cloth/gauze or sieve for best results.

This method produces a creamy oat milk that is ideal for adult coffee, adult and child smoothies, porridge, baked goods, muesli, and more. nine0005

The second recipe repeats the manipulations of the first except for one point. Let oatmeal stand in water for a day, but mucus is formed, which not everyone likes. You can try both methods of making oat milk and decide which is best.

If you want to make oat milk from whole grains, then the oats are first ground in a coffee grinder to the state of flour. Used according to the recipes described above. Of course, whole grain oat milk is healthier, but more effort will be required. nine0005

Oat Baby Food

Oats pair best with:

  • Milk is often the go-to choice for oats. You can make delicious porridge or smoothies.
  • Almost all types of fruits have a pleasant taste with oats. Fruits like bananas with naturally sweet flesh go well with oats without even adding sugar.
  • If you boil finely chopped vegetables with oats, you will get a delicious porridge for a child. nine0028
  • Meat can be combined with oats in the same way as vegetables. You can make delicious meaty oatmeal using just oats, meat, and water, although onions and carrots can also be added.

Oats taste great with almost all foods, which means they can be part of a child's diet.

Oatmeal Mixing Ideas to Enrich the Taste of Baby Food

*All foods must be introduced into the baby's diet. nine0028

  • Strawberry low -fat yogurt and slices of kiwi
  • Banana and vanilla degree yogurt with cinnamon
  • Seeceless peanut butter and strawberries
  • dates, walnuts and cinnamon
  • Pieces, Maple syrup and cinnamon
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  • Diced dried apricots or diced dried fruits and honey
  • Pumpkin or apple puree and raisins
  • Blueberry puree, vanilla or regular fat-free yogurt and nutmeg
  • Banana
  • Apple Pie & Skim Milk
  • Brown Sugar & Apple Pie
  • Dried Figs & Ripe Banana Puree
  • Here are some more tips to help you get the most out of your oats!

    • Rolled oats or oatmeal Ideal thickener for baby purees, soups, sauces, etc.
    • Oats can be served raw - add oatmeal to baby smoothies or purees.
    • Save time in the morning by preparing oats the night before and reheating during breakfast. You can even freeze cooked oatmeal. nine0028
    • When baking muffins or bread, add a handful of oats for texture and good quality (however, instant oats are not suitable for baking).
    • We are trying to cook oats with both milk and water, which option the child will like best.
    • Soaking oats reduces cooking time and also provides additional health benefits.

    Oat finger food

    Oat finger food is a product made from oat flour or oat flakes. You can buy them or make your own at home. nine0015 The simplest example of oat finger food is baby biscuits, they are soft, crumble easily, made from a mixture of various flours, including oatmeal. And so parents can cook pancakes, pancakes, cookies, etc. and offer the child the product as a finger food.

    Oatmeal Prepackaged Baby Food

    Prepackaged Baby Food offers many oatmeal products. The list below is only a small part of the products of the modern food market. Basically, the production of baby food offers dry and ready-made oatmeal cereals, drinks, cookies, oatmeal is also often added to baby puree, sometimes just for taste and nutritional variety, and sometimes as a thickener. Therefore, if the child is not yet familiar with oats, then carefully read the composition of children's jars. nine0005


    • Oatmeal drink 1 liter from 3 years old
    • Specialized drink, from 8 months, 250 ml
    • Silent oatmeal with pears from 8 months, 250 ml
    • Silent oatmeal with banana from 8 months from 8 months , 250 ml


    • Dairy-free oatmeal porridge from 5 months 200 grams0028
    • Milk oatmeal with pear and banana from 6 months 220 grams
    • Milk oatmeal with apple from 5 months 220 grams
    • Milk oatmeal with pear from 8 months 220 grams , 200 grams
    • Milk porridge Multi-cereal apple-blueberry-raspberry from 6 months old, 220 grams
    • Milk porridge 5 cereals strawberry-raspberry-apple from 12 months old 200 grams


    • Dairy-free oatmeal porridge from 4 months 200 grams
    • Dairy-free 5 grain porridge from 6 months 200 grams
    • Multi-cereal-raspberry-banana milk porridge from 6 months 220 grams with fruits from 6 months old 220 g
    • Multi-cereal-raspberry-banana milk porridge from 6 months old 220 g

    Fleur Alpine

    • Organic oatmeal cookies from 6 months old, 150 g
    • Dairy-free oatmeal porridge from 5 months old 175 grams
    • Dairy-free wheat-oatmeal porridge with banana and apple from 10 months old 175 grams milk oatmeal with pear from 5 months 200 grams
    • Milk porridge Oatmeal with goat milk from 5 months 200 grams
    • Milk wheat-oat porridge with pear and apple from 10 months 200 grams
    • Milk porridge Organic Alpine Evening, from 6 months, 200 grams (Oatmeal, Barley, Wheat)
    • Porridge wheat and ohganic pieces of banana and apple, from 10 months, 175 grams


    • Silent oatmeal from 5 months 180 grams
    • Porridge-free wheat wheat and fruits with 6 months 200 grabs 200 times 200 grabs
    • Dairy-free porridge Ya large Oatmeal from 12 months 250 grams
    • Milk oatmeal porridge from 5 months 200 grams
    • Milk oatmeal porridge with omega-3 from 6 months 200 grams0028
    • Milk oatmeal porridge with banana from 6 months 200 grams
    • Milk oatmeal porridge with banana with Omega 3 from 6 months 200 grams 200 grams (wheat, oatmeal, corn)


    • Dairy-free oatmeal porridge with apples and berries from 6 months 130 grams, pouch
    • Dairy-free multi-cereal porridge from 6 months 2000028
    • Milk oatmeal with vitamins and minerals from 5 months 200 grams
    • Milk oatmeal with peach from 5 months 200 grams
    • Milk oatmeal with banana from 6 months 200 grams 200 grams
    • Milk porridge with apple and banana from 6 months 200 grams
    • Milk multi-cereal porridge from 6 months 200 grams
    • Milk multi-cereal porridge with apple, banana and strawberries from 6 months 200 grams
    • Milk multi-cereal porridge with apple, currant and cherry from 6 months 200 grams
    • Milk porridge 5 cereals with strawberries and banana from 3 years 0. 5 liters
    • 5-grain milk porridge with peach from 6 months 200 grams
    • 5-grain milk porridge with prunes from 6 months 200 grams
    • Apple-raspberry-blueberry yogurt milk porridge from 6 months 200 grams gram
    • Puree apple-peach-cereals from 6 months 130 grams, pouch
    • Puree apple-banana-pear-cereals from 6 months 130 grams, pouch
    • Puree apple-berries-oatmeal from 6 months 130 grams, pouch
    • Beef and chicken puree with zucchini from 8 months 100 grams


    • Milk oatmeal on goat milk from 5 months 20028
    • Kasha is silent 7 months of 200 times 200 times. nine0028
    • Milk oatmeal with a banana from 6 months 200 grams
    • Milk sweet dreams 5 cereals with a linden from 6 months 200 grams
    • Milk 5 Grams 9 Grams
    • Possess Military with goat's milk from 6 months 200 grams
    • Milk oatmeal with prunes with goat's milk from 6 months 200 grams
    • 5-grain porridge with goat's milk from 6 months 200 gram
    • 7-grain porridge with berries with goat's milk from 6 months 200 gram


    • Silent oatmeal with 5 months 200 grams
    • Silent oatmeal porridge with 6 months 200 grams
    • Persian puppet with 5 months 250 grams
    • Moloral oatmeal from 5 months 250 grams
    • Milk porridge 3 cereals with raspberries and lemon balm with prebiotics Premium, from 6 months, 200 grams

    Baby Sitter

    • Dairy-free Oatmeal porridge from 5 months 200 grams
    • Silent -free millet cereals with cereals from 6 months 200 grams
    • Silent cereal with 6 months 200 grams
    • Silent oatmeal with a banana and lemon balm from 6 months 20028
    • Castle melodious mulm 6 months 200 grams
    • Oat-wheat milk porridge with apple from 6 months 250 grams
    • Oat-wheat milk porridge fruit-yogurt from 8 months 50 grams
    • Oat-wheat apple milk porridge Good night from 6 months 250 grams
    • Oatmeal puree with apricots and apples from 6 months, 190 grams months 200 grams
    • Mini instant biscuits 5 cereals, from 6 months 40 grams


    • Dairy-free oatmeal porridge with forest berries, from 6 months 200 grams
    • milk oatmeal 5 grams 5 months0028
    • Military corn and pear from pear from 5 months 250 grams

    • Silent porridge 7 cereals with 6 months 20028
    • Dairy oatmeal and prone of 5 months 220 grams
    • Milk porridge 3 cereals with mango and banana from 6 months 200 grams
    • Milk porridge 5 cereals with prebiotics from 6 months 200 grams
    • Milk porridge 3 cereals with fruit from 6 months 200 grams
    • Dairy porridge 5 apple-malpan-rally from 6 months 200 grams

    • Milk oatmeal with 5 months 20028
    • Milk Veling oatmeal with a banana and prunes from 8 months 435 grams
    • 9002 multi-cereal from 11 months 435 gram
    • Puree porridge-multifruit pouch from 6 months 120 gram
    • Puree porridge-apple-peach pouch from 6 months 120 gram
    • Puree porridge-pear-apricot pouch from 6 months 120 gram
    • Fruit-grain porridge-pear-prune pouch fruit-grain puree from 6 months 120 grams


    • Silent oatmeal from 6 months 180 grams
    • Silent multiple multislay from 6 months 180 grams
    Agusha 9000 9000
    • Milk Ovsyanny with raspberry0028
    • Milk oatmeal porridge from 5 months 200 grams
    • Milk cereal porridge pear banana 2. 7% from 6 months 200 grams months 90 grams
    • ADV BANAN-Banan-Bannik-Slaki Pauchek from 6 months 130 grams


    • Porridge 7 cereals on a goat with 6 months 180 grams
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    • mashed potatoes from 6 months 100 grams
    • puree beef-bevel from 6 months 100 grams

    with a mustache

    • Porridge 5 months 0.2 liter
    • Porridge porridge pp. 6 months 0.2 liters


    • Puree pear-raspberry-cereals from 6 months 90 grams, pouch
    • Puree Fruit Cocktail from 6 months 90 grams, pouch-grains
    • months
    • 0 gram, pouch
    • Apple-cereal-yogurt puree from 8 months 90 grams, pouch
    • Banana-blueberry-cereal-yogurt puree from 8 months 90 grams, pouch


    yogurt 8 months 190 grams Peek-a-Boo

    • Puree apple-Banan-Banno-Klubnik-Kusyanka from 6 months 113 grams

    grass and spices that perfectly complement the taste of oats:

    • Koritsa,
    • Cardamom,
    • Cloves,
    • Muscator,
    • Ginger,
    • honey,
    • Vanil,
    • Parsley,
    • Dill,
    • CNOMS seeds
    • Carry, etc.

    15 Diet Recipes of Oatmeal with CBJU

    A selection of simple yet original breakfast oatmeal recipes that will save you time on cooking, satisfy your hunger and saturate your body with useful nutrients. You can serve oatmeal in this form not only for breakfast, but, for example, for lunch and a snack. All options for dishes are perfect for both proper nutrition and for losing weight. nine0005

    Content of Article

    • Baked oatmeal with pears and berries
    • Oat porridge with finite caramel
    • granols from oatmeal with sugar apples
    • Oatmeal muffins with apples and cinnamon
    • OVSKY with chicken
    • Krambere oatmeal with vegetables and mushrooms
    • Diet oatmeal casserole with cottage cheese
    • Overnight oatmeal with banana, cocoa and chia
    • Oatmeal buns with applesauce and cinnamon
    • Oatmeal Pies with apples and cherries
    • Curric cutlets with oatmeal and cottage cheese
    • Pancakes from ground oatmeal
    • Apple Kramble with oatmeal
    • Longy oatmeal with eggs and banana
    • of oat and cinnamon

    When it comes to healthy breakfasts, the first thing that comes to mind is oatmeal. It contains a huge amount of dietary fiber necessary for the healthy functioning of the digestive tract. Oatmeal helps lower cholesterol, removes toxins, improves digestion. Contains slow carbohydrates, fiber, many essential minerals - zinc, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, manganese, selenium. It is also good for those who need a vitamin supplement. nine0005

    It is worth paying attention to the fact that not every oatmeal is healthy. The best choice is coarse oatmeal, which needs to be boiled for 15-20 minutes. Such a product undergoes minimal mechanical processing, the glycemic index is lower, and the feeling of satiety lasts longer. Instant oatmeal, as a rule, loses all useful properties during processing, contains flavor enhancers and additives that are harmful to the body.

    Baked oatmeal with pears and berries

    Any berries are suitable, and not only frozen. Dried fruits and nuts, take those that you like best. The texture of the dish does not look like a cake or the usual porridge. Well, the taste due to various additives is always new and unique. nine0005

    KBJU per 100 g: 145/5/5/1/21.


    • Oatmeal - 200g
    • Milk 2.5% - 400 ml.
    • Chicken eggs - 2 pcs.
    • Baking Powder - 5g
    • Vegetable oil - 1 tbsp. l.
    • Vanillin - 2 g.
    • Jerusalem artichoke syrup.
    • Pear - 1 pc.
    • Berries (raspberries) - 50 g.
    • Dried fruits - 20 g.


    1. Combine milk, vegetable oil, eggs, any sweetener, baking powder, a pinch of salt, vanilla in a bowl. Shake with a whisk.
    2. Pour long-cooked oatmeal here, mix again. Let the mixture stand for 15 minutes so that the flakes are slightly soaked and swollen.
    3. Pour the mixture into a heat-resistant form, level it. Put dried cranberries, frozen berries, pear slices on top.
    4. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Bake for 35-40 minutes, the top of the casserole should be slightly browned. nine0028
    5. Ready baked oatmeal cool a little, cut into portions. Decorate with nuts. Serve with yogurt, nuts and your favorite topping.

    Oatmeal with date caramel

    A recipe for lovers of oatmeal for breakfast, but it is not the usual, but with natural date caramel. Porridge according to this recipe is very tender, with a caramel-nutty aroma and taste. By the way, milk is suitable for both cow's and any vegetable.

    KBJU per 100 g: 124/4/3/21. nine0005


    • Oatmeal - 130g
    • Milk - 500 ml.
    • Salt - a pinch.

    Date caramel:

    • Dates - 50g
    • Water - 25 ml.
    • Vanilla, salt.


    1. Remove the pits from the dates and place them in the bowl of an immersion blender. Add a drop of vanilla, a pinch of salt, pour in water. Blend in blender until smooth puree. nine0028
    2. We put a saucepan with a thick bottom on the fire, spread the date caramel. On low heat, stirring constantly, warm it up a little.
    3. After about half a minute, pour in the oatmeal, heat for another 40 seconds. Next, pour in warm milk in several steps. Stirring occasionally, bring the porridge to a boil.
    4. Cook the porridge on a minimum heat for about 5 minutes, taste for salt. Turn off the fire, cover the pot with a lid.
    5. Let the porridge brew for 15 minutes. To serve, we supplement with berries, pieces of fruit or seeds. nine0028

    Sugar Free Apple Oatmeal Granola

    Delicate homemade granola for those who do not consume sugar. If the presence or absence of a sweetener in the product is not important for you, feel free to introduce it to taste. You can also use banana puree instead of mashed apples.

    KBJU per 100 g: 150/4/7/19.


    • Oatmeal - 1 tbsp.
    • Ryazhenka 1% - 1 tbsp.
    • Apples - 3 pcs. nine0028
    • Raisins - 80 g.
    • Nuts - 80 g.
    • Sesame - 50 g.
    • Lemon juice - ¼ tbsp.


    1. Grind nuts into crumbs using a food processor. They can also be left whole or chopped by hand with a knife.
    2. Pour cereal into a large bowl, add nuts, sesame seeds, dark raisins, a pinch of salt. Mix the mixture well with your hands.
    3. We rub the apples on a fine grater, do not remove the skin. If using a banana, mash with a fork. nine0028
    4. We send grated apples to dry ingredients. Add ryazhenka, pour in lemon juice. Mix thoroughly in any convenient way. Leave the mixture for 30 minutes for the flakes to swell.
    5. We cover the baking sheet with parchment paper, spread the mixture, level it with a spoon. We dry the granola in the oven, convection mode, 80 degrees, open the door a little. Dry until the granola is dry and crumbly.

    Oatmeal apple and cinnamon muffins

    Spicy, moderately moist, unrealistically delicious oatmeal muffins. This healthy, low-calorie dessert is sugar- and oil-free. Also, if desired, cupcakes can be made vegan, gluten-free and lactose-free.

    KBJU per 100 g: 141/6/3/22.


    • Peeled apples - 350 g
    • Milk 2.5% - 200 ml.
    • Eggs - 2 pcs.
    • Oatmeal - 140g
    • Whole grain flour - 100 g.
    • nine0025 Baking powder - 8 g.
    • Spices to taste.
    • Sweetener.


    1. Mix dry ingredients: oatmeal, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, a pinch of salt.
    2. We drive eggs into a bowl, add a sweetener, a drop of vanilla. Whisk with a whisk until the sweetener dissolves.
    3. Peel sweet apples, rub on a medium grater, squeeze out excess moisture a little. By the way, we leave half of one apple for decoration. nine0028
    4. Mix eggs, grated apples, milk and dry ingredients. We fill paper or silicone capsules for muffins with dough. Decorate with the remaining apple, sprinkle with cinnamon.
    5. We send the cupcakes to the oven, bake for 30 minutes at a temperature of 180 degrees. During the baking process, the products will increase in volume, but not much.

    Chicken and Herb Oatmeal Pie

    Unsweetened Chicken and Herb Oatmeal Pie is a great meal on its own that can serve you for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The recipe is as simple as possible, and you can safely experiment with the filling. nine0005

    KBJU per 100 g: 171/15/8/10.


    • Oatmeal - 100g
    • Sour cream 15% - 150 g.
    • Eggs - 3 pcs.
    • Soda - 1 tsp.
    • Chicken breast - 200 g.
    • Hard cheese - 50 g.
    • Green onions - 80 g.
    • Dill - '40
    • Salt, spices.


    1. Pour large flakes into a deep bowl, add low-fat sour cream, salt, soda. Beat in the eggs, stir the mixture until smooth. We leave the dough to swell. nine0028
    2. Grate hard cheese. Boiled or baked chicken fillet cut into small cubes. Feathers of green onions, parsley, finely chop with a knife.
    3. Combine all the prepared ingredients together. Add ground pepper or other spices if desired.
    4. Line a baking dish with parchment paper or lightly oil it. Spread the mixture, level with a spatula.
    5. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. We send the cake to bake for 40 minutes. The top should brown. Readiness is checked with a toothpick. nine0028

    Oatmeal Crumble with Vegetables and Mushrooms

    Crumble is often associated with a sweet dessert dish, but it can also be made savory. Vegetable crumble can be cooked with any vegetables, it can be zucchini, sweet peppers, green peas, Brussels sprouts, eggplants…

    KBJU per 100 g: 116/4/5/15.


    • Mushrooms - 80g
    • Onion - 1 pc.
    • Carrot - 1 pc. nine0028
    • Cauliflower - 200 g.
    • Broccoli - 200 g.
    • Oat flour - 1 tbsp. l.
    • Oatmeal - 100g
    • Olive oil - 3 tbsp. l.
    • Salt, spices.


    1. Cut carrots and onions into cubes, champignons into small plates. On a drop of oil, pass the cut until half cooked.
    2. We disassemble the cauliflower and broccoli into small inflorescences. We send to frying, mix, turn off the fire. Salt the mixture, add flour, ground black pepper, a mixture of Italian herbs. nine0028
    3. Mix oatmeal with paprika, Italian herbs and a pinch of salt. Add olive oil, mix thoroughly.
    4. Assembling the crumble. Put the vegetables in a baking dish, level and slightly compact. Spread the oatmeal over the vegetables.
    5. Preheat the oven to 190 degrees, bake for 20-25 minutes. Sprinkle the finished dish with chopped herbs.

    Diet Oatmeal Casserole with Cottage Cheese

    A very simple recipe for a cottage cheese casserole with oatmeal and raisins. By the way, if you are on a strict diet, it is better not to add raisins, as they contain a lot of sugar. The taste will practically not suffer from this, and the calorie content will decrease. nine0005

    KBJU per 100 g: 153/14/6/12.


    • Cottage cheese 5% - 500 g
    • Oatmeal - 100g
    • Chicken eggs - 3 pcs.
    • Raisins - 40 g.
    • Water - 70 ml.
    • Sweetener.


    1. Put cottage cheese, oatmeal, homemade eggs into a deep bowl. Dissolve sweetener in water, pour into a bowl. Add a pinch of salt to balance the taste. nine0028
    2. Using a tablespoon, knead the curd dough until smooth. We leave for 10 minutes.
    3. My raisins, pour hot water for 10 minutes. After draining the water, dry the raisins with a paper towel. Mix the dried raisins into the dough. Add a little vanilla, but this is optional.
    4. We shift the curd mass into a silicone baking dish. Smooth the surface of the casserole, tamp with a spoon.
    5. Send to the oven preheated to 180 degrees, bake for 30-40 minutes. We focus on the ruddy top. Cool the finished casserole, put it in the refrigerator for 2 hours. nine0028

    Overnight oatmeal with banana, cocoa and chia

    A win-win breakfast option - oatmeal in a jar. You can cook it in different variations and experiment with additives. The advantage of such a breakfast is that it is prepared in the evening and without problems.

    KBJU per 100 g: 137/5/5/19.


    • Ripe banana - 1 pc.
    • Oatmeal - 40g
    • Cocoa powder - 1 tbsp. l.
    • Chia seeds - 1 tsp. nine0028
    • Nut paste - 1 tsp.
    • Milk - 200 ml.


    1. Peel a ripe banana, mash the pulp with a fork into a pulp. We send it to the bank.
    2. Add long-cooked dry oatmeal to the jar. We put natural nut butter without sugar, cocoa powder, chia seeds.
    3. Fill everything with milk. Take any milk to your taste, I usually use oatmeal-chocolate, but regular cow's milk will do. nine0028
    4. Mix well all the ingredients together. Close the jar tightly with a lid.
    5. Put the jar of oatmeal in the refrigerator for at least 5 hours, preferably at night. During this time, the flakes will swell and become soft.

    Applesauce Cinnamon Oatmeal Rolls

    Crispy and very fragrant cinnamon rolls that are equally good hot or cold. Buns are soft, elastic, with a beautiful texture.

    KBJU per 100 g: 200/5/3/39.


    • Oat flakes - 250 g
    • Milk - 200 ml.
    • Applesauce - 200g
    • Ground cinnamon - 1 tsp.
    • Vanillin - 2 g.
    • Jerusalem artichoke syrup - 100 g


    1. Mix the flakes with a pinch of vanilla and ground cinnamon. Pour milk, Jerusalem artichoke syrup. Add homemade applesauce without sugar. Also suitable for baby food. nine0028
    2. Stir the bun base well, set aside, leave to swell for 20 minutes.
    3. Lubricate portion molds for baking with vegetable oil. If there are no suitable molds, you can bake a whole pie.
    4. We fill the portion molds with the prepared dough three-quarters. Smooth the surface with a spoon.
    5. We bake buns in an oven preheated to 180 degrees for 30 minutes. We cool the finished products right in the form after, we pass along the cut with a knife, carefully remove it. Decorate with melted dark chocolate or any natural glaze if desired. nine0028

    Oatmeal pie with apples and cherries

    A healthy dessert for those who are tired of porridge in the morning. You can experiment with the recipe, add or remove ingredients to your liking. Instead of cherries, you can safely take any other berries or not add them at all, the same applies to nuts.

    KBJU per 100 g: 161/5/7/21.


    • Oatmeal - 170g
    • Boiling water - 200 ml.
    • Chicken egg - 1 pc. nine0028
    • Ground cinnamon - 1 tsp.
    • Walnuts - 50 g.
    • Apples (peeled) - 200g
    • Berries - 100 g.
    • Sweetener, salt.


    1. Pour boiling water over long-cooked flakes, set aside. In the meantime, let's get on with the rest of the ingredients.
    2. Peel sweet and sour apples, cut in half, remove the core. Cut the peeled pieces into cubes, mix with cinnamon. nine0028
    3. Put chopped nuts in a bowl, add oatmeal, apples with cinnamon, fresh-frozen pitted cherries, egg, a pinch of salt, sweetener. Mix well.
    4. We cover the bottom and sides of a detachable form with parchment. We spread the prepared mass, level it.
    5. Bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes, 180 degrees. Let the cake cool down a bit and take it out of the mold. Sprinkle with cinnamon or cocoa powder, but you can also use powdered sugar.

    Chicken cutlets with oatmeal and cottage cheese

    Diet protein chicken cutlets without flour and oil, baked in the oven. Cottage cheese gives the cutlets a special tenderness, but its presence is not even felt.

    KBJU per 100 g: 119/17/3/6.


    • Chicken fillet - 500 g
    • Cottage cheese - 150 g.
    • Oatmeal - 50g
    • Bulb onion - 150 g.
    • Egg - 1 pc.
    • Greens - 15 g.
    • Turmeric - ¼ tsp
    • nine0025 Dry garlic - ½ tsp.
    • Salt, pepper.


    1. Mince chicken breast and onion. For a smoother texture, you can pierce everything with a blender.
    2. Add cottage cheese, oatmeal, egg, salt, spices to taste. Chop cilantro, parsley or dill, send to a bowl. Mix well with your hands, leave for 30 minutes.
    3. Wet hands with water, form cutlets. We cover the baking sheet with siliconized parchment. We lay out the blanks. nine0028
    4. For a beautiful color, sprinkle turmeric on top of the cutlets, but this is optional.
    5. Bake in a preheated oven, 200 degrees, 30-35 minutes. Focus on your oven.

    Pancakes from ground oatmeal with oat milk

    Can be cooked with both regular milk and vegetable milk. Pancakes are thin, ruddy, elastic, easy to roll. So if you want to wrap something inside, feel free to prepare the filling.

    KBJU per 100 g: 149/3/4/24.


    • Oatmeal - 150g
    • Oat milk - 430 g.
    • Baking Powder - 5g
    • Olive oil - 1.5 tbsp. l.
    • Jerusalem artichoke syrup - 30 g.
    • Lemon juice - 1 tbsp. l.
    • Salt - a pinch.


    1. Grind coarsely ground flakes into crumbs using a grinder. Grinding into flour is not necessary, it is enough to achieve the state of cereals. nine0028
    2. Pour the milk into a mixing bowl. Add sweetener, lemon juice, baking powder, vegetable oil, a pinch of salt.
    3. Mix everything with a whisk until smooth. Gradually, in two or three doses, add ground oatmeal. Let the test rest for 30 minutes.
    4. Before baking pancakes, mix the dough again. We bake pancakes in a non-stick frying pan without adding oil. Pour a small ladle of dough, level it into a circle with a diameter of 15 cm. The fire is not strong. nine0028
    5. As soon as the surface of the pancake becomes matte, carefully turn it over with a spatula to the other side.

    Apple Crumble with Oat Flakes

    Incredible dessert of juicy baked apples, crispy oat flakes combined with walnuts and fragrant cinnamon. The recipe can be safely called dietary, because only whole, healthy products are used.

    KBJU per 100 g: 163/3/5/27.


    • Apples (peeled) - 200 g.
    • Oatmeal - 100g
    • Natural syrup - 2 tsp.
    • Olive oil - 2 tsp.
    • Ground cinnamon - ½ tsp.
    • Berries - 50 g.


    1. Mix flakes with ground cinnamon, olive oil and natural syrup. Mix thoroughly.
    2. One large apple, peeled, grated on a medium grater.
    3. Transfer the grated apple to a baking dish, distribute. Sprinkle oatmeal on top. nine0028
    4. Bake apple crumble in an oven preheated to 180 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
    5. Sprinkle the top of the finished dessert with chopped walnuts. We decorate with berries, frozen, fresh and even dried are suitable. Serve the apple crumble warm.

    Fried oatmeal with egg and banana

    An easy, but hearty, complete breakfast. Fried oatmeal is a bit like muesli, so it goes well with dairy products, fruits, berries, nuts. Take fresh berries, but freezing is also suitable in the off-season. nine0005

    KBJU per 100 g: 160/8/6/19.


    • Oatmeal - 50g
    • Egg - 1 pc.
    • Curd 5% - 50g
    • Banana - '60
    • Berries - 40 g.
    • Natural yoghurt - 30 g.
    • Nuts - 10 g.


    1. Pour the long-cooked flakes into a preheated non-stick pan. Fry over medium heat, stirring constantly, until golden brown. We do not add oil. nine0028
    2. Beat in the egg, quickly mix with the oatmeal with a spatula. Reduce heat to low, cook for about one minute. Stir constantly to break up lumps.
    3. Serve the dish. Transfer the finished cereal to a plate. We put banana slices, a little crumbly cottage cheese and fresh berries.
    4. Add nuts and some natural yoghurt. Top with sesame seeds, flax seeds or chia seeds.

    Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Fritters

    A wonderful pastry for a healthy breakfast or snack. Pancakes are moderately soft, not too dry and very tasty. By the way, you can also bake apple-oat waffles from the dough for pancakes in a waffle iron. nine0005

    KBJU per 100 g: 155/5/6/22.


    • Sweet and sour apples - 200 g
    • Oat flakes - 100 g.
    • Chicken egg - 1 pc.
    • Sour cream 15% - 3 tbsp. l.
    • Ground cinnamon - ½ tsp.
    • Baking powder - ½ tsp.
    • Vanilla extract.
    • Sweetener.


    1. We peel the apples, get rid of the core and seeds. Rub the pulp on a fine grater. nine0028
    2. Transfer the grated apples to a bowl, sprinkle with lemon juice so that they do not darken. Grind the flakes a little in a blender, pour into a bowl.
    3. Add egg, low-fat sour cream, cinnamon, sweetener, vanilla extract, baking powder. Mix until smooth.
    4. Lubricate the frying pan with coconut oil, spread the dough with a spoon, give the products a rounded shape.

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