I cut up small pieces of dates and dried apricots and added in some dried cranberries. I then made up a nut mixture which included raw brown sugar, bee pollen and cinnamon. I used a wide variety of nuts to include hazelnuts, walnuts, pecans, pistachios, and almonds. The end result was both heartwarming and filling. I topped the oatmeal off with some raw butter and Raw Honey. Please note that you can change around the selections, such as the type of nuts and fruits added.
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup of quick wholewheat oats
- Pinch of salt
- raw butter and honey for topping
Dried fruits: dates, cranberries and apricots (any assortment will work here or just dates)
Nuts: Any assortment of nuts will work. I added in bee pollen, cinnamon and brown sugar. Not a lot but enough to give the perfect flavor.
Note: I cut up enough fruit and nut mixtures to last awhile, not just for one meal. I stored them in glass jars and they are prepared to use on my next breakfast.
- Oats are so simple to make and I like my oatmeal slightly runny, not thick and so I cook my oats just 40 seconds.
- Add filtered water to a saucepan with the salt. Bring to boil and add in the oats. Stir continuously and pour in a bowl quick.y. Top with your fruits and nuts. Mix well.
- Now add a dab of fresh butter, if available and then drizzled raw honey all over the top. Do not saturate your oats, but instead use it sparingly. Do not mix the honey in the oats. Just let the butter melt and the honey meld together.
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