Oatmeal lovers, listen up! This creamy winter oatmeal is not only rich in flavour but will keep you satisfied throughout the morning and supply your body and brains with the necessary fuel to keep warm and active! The combination of dried figs, raisins, winter spices like cinnamon, ginger, nut meg and cloves, and creamy almond milk is just a perfect fit.The best part about this creamy winter oatmeal is that it literally only takes about 10 minutes to prepare. So if you are looking for an easy go to morning recipe, here you go!

Creamy Winter Oatmeal [Vegan]

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Cooking Time

5

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Ingredients

For the Oatmeal:

  • 3/4 cup quick oats (if you use rolled oats make sure to soak them overnight or use an additional cup of water, as the cooking takes longer
  • 1/8 buckwheat flakes
  • 1/4 cup puffed quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon hemp seeds
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 1 dried fig, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon nut meg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

For the Caramelized pears:

  • 1 medium pear, cut in halves and seeds removed
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • Dash of cinnamon

For the Toppings:

  • Blueberries
  • Dried figs
  • Chia seeds
  • Cinnamon
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Preparation

  1. For the oatmeal, place all the ingredients onto a sauce pan and heat it up. Let it cook until all the liquids are soaked in and you have a creamy consistency.
  2. In the mean time, place a non-sticking pan medium heat and place the pear halves inside. Add the maple syrup and cinnamon and let cook for 2-3 minutes (or until caramelized).
  3. Put your ready oatmeal into a bowl, top with the pears and other desired toppings and enjoy while warm!
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