1tablespoonbrown sugaryou can substitute a zero-calorie sweetener
½cupskimmed milkyou can substitute a vegan milk
1teaspoonground cinnamondivided into 2
Peel, core and halve the apple. Put 1 half to one side and chop the remaining half into into small chunks.
Place into a microwave-safe dish and toss with ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon. Cook in the microwave for 2 minutes until soft.
In a medium-size bowl, stir together the oats, sugar, milk, water and ½ teaspoon of cinnamon. Place in the microwave and cook for 1.5 minutes. Remove from the microwave, stir and cook for a further 1 minute.
Pile the apple chunks on top of the hot oatmeal and drizzle with caramel sauce before serving.