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.
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.
Cook for about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until oats have softened as desired.
Transfer to a cereal bowl, sprinkle with the flax seeds, and drizzle with syrup and milk.