Spiced Gingerbread Oatmeal

 

Tis the season for cozy gingerbread oats! With temperatures plummeting well below 30 degrees today on the East Coast, what better way to warm up than with a heaping bowl of warm spiced oatmeal?!

As a self-declared lover of all things oat-y, I’ve developed an easy holiday recipe you can enjoy at any hour of the day - Spiced Gingerbread Oatmeal. Packed to the brim with energy-packed carbohydrates and plant-based fiber, these oats make the perfect breakfast or snack during the holidays! 

P.S. If you haven’t downloaded my free one-day holiday detox, now is your chance! The ebook will be available only until December 31st!

 
 

Spiced Gingerbread Oatmeal

Serves 1
Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients: 
1/4 cup of old fashioned oats
1 cup water
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1/2 tablespoon brown or coconut sugar
1/2 tablespoon molasses
1/8 teaspoon allspice

Optional toppings:
1 tablespoon white chocolate chips, melted
1 tablespoon chopped pecans or walnuts 

Directions:
Place all of the ingredients into a small pot on medium heat. Allow the oats to cook, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon until they bubble. Lower heat and allow to cook until thick. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

Nutrition Facts (per 1 serving without toppings) 
190 calories, 5g fat, 35g carbs, 7g fiber, 15g sugar, 6g protein