Tasty Tuesday - Cherry Vanilla Oatmeal
Cherry Vanilla Oatmeal
Yield: 3 1½-cup servings
1½ cups water or plant-based milk
¾ cup old-fashioned oats
½ teaspoon vanilla
¼ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ginger
Bring water or milk to a boil.
Stir in oats and next three ingredients.
Return to a boil. Turn off heat and cover.
Let sit for 10 minutes or to desired consistency.
Ingredients for Toppings:
1½ cups Cashew Pear Topping
1 cup cherries, pitted, fresh or frozen
3 Tablespoons coconut, shredded
3 Tablespoons Roasted Pecans, chopped
3 Tablespoons hemp seed
Add Cashew Pear Topping and cherries to oatmeal and stir.
Top each serving with other desired toppings.
Serve! Bon Appétit!
Freezes well. Will need to stir before serving.
Use steel-cut oats and increase water to 3 cups.
Try ¼-cup dried cherries in place of fresh or frozen cherries.
Cashew Pear Topping
Yield: 6 ½-cup servings
2 small fresh pears
2 Tablespoons raw cashews
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 Tablespoon honey, optional
Remove core from pears.
Place all ingredients into blender and blend.
If needed add 2-4 Tablespoons water, juice or plant-based milk and blend until very smooth.
Pour over hot cereal.
Can be frozen but may need to be re-blended
Yield: 6 ¼-cup servings
1½ cups pecans
Spread pecans in a single layer on baking sheet.
Bake at 275℉ for approximately 30 minutes.
Allow to cool. Store in airtight container.
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