PLANTBASED RECIPES
 5-Ingredient 
 
Date Sweetened Oatmeal
Breakfast
Ingredients
 
1.
 1 cup old-fashioned
rolled oats
 
(GF for gluten-free eaters)
2.
1 cup
dairy-free milk
 (I used unsweetened almond milk)
3.
5 medium size
dates
, finely chopped
4.
1 tbsp
maple syrup
 
5.
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1 cup
water
Pinch of
salt
 
 
Serves: ​
2
Step 1 .
In a medium sized pot over medium heat, add oats, water, dairy-free milk, maple syrup, cinnamon and a pinch of salt and stir.
Step 2.
When it comes to boil, reduce the heat to low-medium and cook until thick and creamy, stirring often. Add the chopped dates 2 minutes after reducing the heat. Taste and add more maple syrup, if needed.
Step 3.
Once thick, remove from the stove top and pour into a bowl. Add a little milk if it’s too thick for your liking.
Step 4.
Serve as is or add toppings. I prefer mine with sliced bananas, fresh berries, almond butter and a dash of cinnamon on top.
Notes:
 
1.
Make sure to
pit
 the dates before chopping and adding them to the pot.
2.
If you don’t have dairy free milk on hand, the easiest way to make your own
homemade milk
 is to use seeds such as raw hemp or sunflower seeds. All you need is to blend
1 cup raw seeds
 with
3 cups of water
 in a high speed blender for 3 minutes. No straining required. 
 
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