Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Oatmeal

Serves 2

This delicious and healthful oatmeal will fill you up without weighing you down, helping you get ready for the day ahead.


  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats, gluten-free certified
  • ⅔ cup grated carrots
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground cloves


Place 2 cups of water and the salt in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Once boiling, add the oats and carrots. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 15-20 minutes, until desired consistency is reached, stirring occasionally.

Once oatmeal is finished cooking, stir in the remaining ingredients and serve while hot.

Nutrition Analysis: 340 cal, 14 g fat, 0 mg chol, 320 mg sodium, 48 g carbs, 8 g fiber, 11 g sugar, 8 g protein.

Isadora Lassance lives in Tucson, Arizona, with her husband and their orange cat, Cheeto. A regular contributor to Gluten-Free Living, she also blogs about whole food and seasonal ingredients at