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Monday, November 22, 2010

Meatless Monday - Extra Special Irish Oats

I'm lovin' these special oats. I suggest making a lot and just reheating it as needed throughout the week.

Extra Special Irish Oats

4 1/8 cup Water
1 cup Traditional Irish Oatmeal
2 Tbsp Ground flax seeds
2 Tbsp Maple Syrup
1 tsp Vanilla extract
1/4 tsp cinnamon
pinch salt

Combine all the ingredients in a medium saucepan and stir. Over medium/high heat bring to a boil. Stir again, then reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Avoid over cooking so that they maintain that nice nutty flavor. Serve with almond milk, a little Earth Balance buttery spread. You can also add blueberries or sliced banana and nuts. Makes 4 servings.

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