Chia Apple Walnut Strawberry Oats

Apple Walnut Oats
By: Isabel Smith, MS, RD, CDN

I absolutely love oatmeal. I start my day every day with oatmeal, as I find that it helps my digestion, keeps me full and gives me energy for the day. I’m always trying to find new and delicious recipes for oatmeal, and this was definitely one of my new favorites! The cooked-in apple makes it ultra delicious, but to keep it balanced with some healthy fat and protein I added walnuts and chia seeds too.

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  • 1 cup (250 ml) water
  • pinch of sea salt
  • ½ cup (50 g) gluten-free rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • ½ apple, chopped (leave half of that for garnish)
  • 1 tbsp walnuts
  • 2 strawberries, chopped
  • dash of cinnamon
  • 1/2 tbsp maple syrup (optional)


  1. Add salt to water then bring it to a boil.
  2. Once boiling, add the rolled oats and lower heat to medium/low, stirring every few minutes.
  3. After about 5 minutes add chia seeds and ½ of the chopped apple and continue to stir for another 5-10 minutes or until the mixture becomes less watery and thicker.
  4. Remove from heat, pour into bowl and add cinnamon, walnuts, the rest of the apple, strawberries, and cinnamon as well as optional maple syrup.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Total time: 15 minutes

Servings: 1

  • Nutrition per serving:
  • Calories340
  • Fat10g
  • Saturated Fat1.5g
  • Cholesterol0mg
  • Sodium75mg
  • Carbohydrates54g
  • Fiber12g
  • Sugars12g
  • Protein 10g

Yields and nutritional information are estimated and will vary depending on produce size and equipment used.

Isabel Smith, MS, RD, CDN

Isabel is a Registered Dietitian, wellness expert and fitness coach. Isabel has her own nutrition and wellness practice based in New York City, Isabel Smith Nutrition, but she works with clients and corporations both nationwide and worldwide in a variety of areas including skin health, weight loss, gastrointestinal issues and allergies, sports nutrition, general wellness and more. As a Guided Reboot coach, Isabel has helped hundreds juice their way to better health. When she isn’t helping clients achieve optimal nutrition and wellness, she can be found trying and creating new juices and making other healthy recipes, running, cooking, spinning, practicing yoga, and enjoying time with her two Yorkshire terriers. Isabel is also one of the nutritionists who runs our Guided Reboot programs.

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