Gingerbread Oatmeal

Merry Christmas Eve! I hope everyone is enjoying family, relaxation, and good food! If you need an idea for a Christmas breakfast or brunch, look no further. This oatmeal is seasonal, delicious, healthy, and best of all – easy! More time for opening presents and sitting by the fire! Best served with a hot drink and a side of cookies 😉

Also, if you are as lucky as me (haha…) and are currently in Minnesota where it is zero degrees, you’ll want this in your belly before you try and head outside…

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Gingerbread Oatmeal

Ingredients:

1/2 cup rolled oats

1 cup almond milk (or any other type)

1 tsp molasses

1/2 tbsp cinnamon

1/2 tbsp crystallized ginger (this adds a nice texture to the oatmeal, but substituting ground ginger is fine)

1 tsp vanilla

1 tsp brown sugar

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Directions:

Mix all ingredients in a microwave safe bowl. Cook according to directions on oats, pausing halfway to stir. Top with cereal, fruit, peanut butter, or whatever you desire (it’s Christmas so maybe a gingerbread man? 🙂

Merry Christmas!

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