Melt coconut oil in saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in apples, cinnamon, and cardamom. Cook 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until tender. Remove cooked apples from saucepan and set aside.
Pour almond milk or water into same saucepan. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in Hearty Grains & Seeds cereal, tahini, and salt. Cook 4 minutes, or until oats soften to desired consistency. Stir in half of the cooked apples.
Transfer cooked cereal mixture to bowls and top with remaining apples.
Top with pomegranate, pecans, tahini, maple syrup, and cinnamon if desired.
This recipe originally appeared on GratefulGrazer.com.