Recipe: Oatmeal with fresh figs and walnuts

by Fair Fashionista - Sanne
Oatmeal recipe, fresh figs and walnuts

Oatmeal is filling and delicious, which makes it great for breakfast. It might not be the most visually pleasing among the breakfast bowls, but add a topping of fresh fruit and nuts, and you will have a bowl that looks just as delicious as it tastes. This recipe is with almond milk, but you can also use regular milk, if you prefer. It does not take more than 10 minutes to make, and it will keep you full for a long time.

Oatmeal Recipe (serves 1)

½ cup (1.25dL) water

½ cup (1.25dL) almond milk

½ cup (1.25dL) rolled oats (without additives, not the instant ones)

½ teaspoon cinnamon

A pinch of salt

A few drops of honey

If you ask my mom, she would tell you that you should only add water and let the oats simmer for a couple of minutes before adding the rest of the ingredients, and that’s probably the right way to do it, but I would just add everything at once. Bring it to a boil and let it simmer for a couple of minutes until you get the right, thick texture.

Here is my favorite topping:

Fresh figs, walnuts, honey, banana and cacao nibs.

This topping combo always works, but sliced apple and cinnamon is also great with oatmeal. Drizzle a little honey on top and your oatmeal is ready to eat.

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