Salted Caramel Oats (Recipe)

SALTED CARAMEL OATS

Recipe Type: Breakfast

Cook Time: 7 minutes

 

Ingredients:

¾ cup almond milk

¼ teaspoon sea salt

2 medjool dates (you can find these at Balducci’s)

¾ cup quick oats

¾ cup water                                                           

½ teaspoon cinnamon

 

Steps:IMG_4050

  1. Blend almond milk, pitted dates, and sea salt in a food processor or blender until well combined.
  2. Combine mixture, water, and quick oats in a pot and mix in cinnamon.
  3. Cook on medium heat for around three minutes (or until the liquid is absorbed), stirring occasionally.
  4. Transfer to a bowl and top with your favorite toppings!

I love topping my oats with various fruits (either frozen or fresh), shredded coconuts, nut butters, and maple syrup or coconut sugar if it needs some extra sweetness. This oatmeal recipe is quick, sweet, satisfying, delicious and is perfect for a quick breakfast before school! You can even take it in a to-go cup and eat it in the car. Breakfast is truly the most important meal of the day as it optimizes your performance in class and allows you to focus on your school work, and this meal is a great way to get it started. Oats are a great option because they are complex carbohydrates and high in fiber, therefore they take a long time to digest and will keep you full. Try to avoid pre-packaged or instant oatmeal as it contains LOADS of sugar and added chemicals. Instead take a few minutes to whip together this tasty treat and your tummy will be thanking you all the way until 5th period!

by: Caroline Silver

 

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