Looking for a kick in the morning to get you going with out caffeine on those cold winter days. Why not add chopped ginger to your oatmeal. Ginger is a great digestive aid, will help with circulation and has anti-inflammatory properties. Beef up your boring oatmeal but adding chopped Almonds, Dates, Apples and Coconut for a hearty and delicious meal. Perfect pre-workout if consumed at least 90 minutes before you start.
1 Cup uncooked slow-cook oats
1/3 cup chopped Almonds
1/3 cup chopped Medjool dates
1/2 apple chopped
1 tbsp Coconut flakes, Unsulphured
1/2″ ginger, chopped finely
1 tbsp Almond milk (or other dairy/non-dairy substitute)
1/4 tsp cinnamon
Bring 2 cups water to a boil with 1/4 tsp sea salt. Add 1 cup of oats, bring back to a boil and reduce to low. Chop ginger and almonds and add pot and stir. Chop dates and apple, and add to pot and stir again. Cook for the remaining 15 minutes. Add cinnamon and almond milk, and remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes. Makes 2-3 servings.