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Spiced Oatmeal with Cashew Milk (Gluten free and Dairy free)

Spiced Oatmeal with Cashew Milk (Gluten free and Dairy free)

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Spiced Oatmeal with cashew milk

Gluten free and Dairy free recipe

THE BLESSED LITTLE LIFE BLOG

The sun has started to set earlier and rise later. We instinctually feel the need to for warmth and nourishment as winter settles in. We are bombarded with all the “seasonal” recipes. Gingerbread this, peppermint mocha that, all with chocolate whip cream and sprinkles- am i right? I’m all for moderation over deprivation. But if your looking for something that is both warm and nourishing and delicious then this recipe is for you! As a breastfeeding mom and mother with hypothyroidism I want to enjoy the flavors of the season as well, just sans dairy for me and the baby and sans gluten for my thyroid ( Hypothyroidism severely slows down your metabolism and gluten slows down your metabolism as well). Always check packaging labels if you have food allergies!

Recipe :

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Spices:

For Spiced Oatmeal

For three servings:

  • 1 1/2 cup Quick oats or steel cut oats (bobs red mill or moms best cereal)

  • 2 1/2 cups water

  • 1/4 cup- 1/2 cup Dairy Free Cashew Milk (or almond, coconut, soy etc)

  • 1-2tsp cinnamon

  • 1-2tsp nutmeg

  • 1-2tsp turmeric

  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds

  • 2 tablespoons flax seeds

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar or honey

  • additional toppings like bananas or raisins dates optional

Follow cooking directions for either quick oats or steel cut oats (we have used and loved both!) if you’re in a hurry you can do the steel cut oats in the slow cooker over night. After cooking the oats add your choice of dairy free nut milk. For a creamier version use light canned coconut milk! Then add your seasonings, seeds and sweetener. Mix all together. Top with additional seeds and/or honey or add some bananas, raisins, or dates!

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Spiced Oatmeal

Dairy Free and Gluten free

THE BLESSED LITTLE LIFE BLOG

This oatmeal is full of fiber (oats, chia seeds, flax) that helps you stay fuller longer as well as being full of anti inflammatory and immune boosting properties ( Thank you turmeric and honey!) it also low sugar, dairy free and gluten free. Pair with morning tea and quiet time :)

What recipes do you love to use in winter to nourish your body as the seasons change? Comment Below!

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