- serves 1
Oats are good for your nervous and immune systems, and are wonderfully warming in the colder months. Recipe from Get it Ripe: A Fresh Take on Vegan Cooking, published by Arsenal Pulp Press.
⅓ cup rolled oats (not quick oats)
¾ cup filtered water
¾ cup pure fruit juice
7 whole raw almonds, coarsely chopped
1-2 tbsp raw sunflower seeds
1 Tbsp organic raisins
1 Tbsp chopped pitted dates
¼ tsp cinnamon
1 pinch of sea salt
½ apple or pear, cored & chopped (optional)
1 Tbsp flax seeds, freshly ground
maple syrup to taste (optional)
organic non-dairy milk to taste (optional)
1. Combine the oats, water or juice, almonds or seeds, raisins or dates, cinnamon, salt, and apple or pear in a small pot on medium heat.
2. Cook for about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until oats have softened as desired.
3. Transfer to a cereal bowl, sprinkle with the flax seeds, and drizzle with syrup and milk.