• 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 2 cups low-fat or skim or soy milk (I use unsweetened coconut or almond)
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds (I use crushed walnuts)
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries or other dried fruit (I use dried cranberries)
  • 1 large unpeeled MacIntosh Apple, grated (Apple should be firm)
  • 4 tbsp maple syrup
  • cooking spray or coconut oil
  Directions: 1.  Creative oven to 400°. Coat a 3 quart (Large)  (I use an 8×11… Comes out more moist) casserole dish or baking pan with cooking spray or spread coconut oil around the sides and bottom with a paper towel. 2.  Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. If you are preparing this the night before don’t add the liquid ingredients such as milk and grated apple until morning. Grated Apple 3.  Place mixture in a casserole dish. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes. You can cut this into 6 squares and it can be eaten hot or cold. ENJOY?