Morning oats

A moreish way with morning oats.
 
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Recipe from: 01 July 2015
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 25 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 25
    ml
    butter or ghee
  • 1-2 small sticks of cinnamon
  • 250
    ml
    raw oats
  • 100
    ml
    water
  • 5
    ml
    salt
  • 300
    ml
    low fat ideal milk
  • 5
    ml
    cinnamon powder
  • 25
    ml
    ground flax, sunflower, sesame and pumpkin seeds
  • 25
    ml
    ground almonds
  • 30
    ml
    flaked and toasted almonds (to serve)
  • 45
    ml
    honey (to serve)
 
 

Method

 

Heat butter/ghee in a medium size saucepan, on medium heat and add the cinnamon sticks.
Turn down the heat, add the raw oats and toast on low heat for about 7-10 minutes – until the oats change
colour and release an aroma.

Slowly add the water and salt and allow to cook for 5-7 minutes before adding the ideal milk and cinnamon powder.
Allow to cook for another 5-7 minutes or until you see the mixture getting thick.
Add the ground flax, sunflower, sesame, pumpkin and almonds to the above mixture and allow to cook for a further 1-2 minutes.
Serve hot with some honey and toasted flaked almonds.

Optional: When you add the ideal milk in step 3 add a handful of goji berries, cranberries and raisin

Recipe reprinted with permission of Healthy Vegetarian Foods. To see more recipes, please click here.
 
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