Cranberry Almond Oatmeal (Vegan)

You know what they say…breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This breakfast is full of whole grain oats that are packed with fiber, iron and protein. Almonds add in some healthy fats and protein as well as a good dose of Vitamin E. And then there are cranberries which are packed with antioxidants and Vitamin C. This hearty breakfast keeps me full until lunch time.

Ingredients:
2 cups whole grain rolled oats (certified gluten free)
3/4 cup fresh cranberries
1/2 cup slivered almonds
1/2 cup coconut sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Boil 4 cups of water with a dash of sea salt. Once the water is boiling, add in 2 cups of oats. Cook for about 10 minutes. Add in cranberries, almonds, sugar and vanilla. Stir well and cook for 5 more minutes. Enjoy hot.

Please note you can also use dried cranberries if fresh cranberries are not in season.

This recipe was linked to Wellness Weekend, Full Plate ThursdayThis Chick CooksAllergy-Free Wednesdays, Inspire Me MondayTasty Tuesday PartyThis Week’s CravingsHoliday Blog HopTotally Tasty TuesdaysGluten-Free Wednesdays and Tasty Tuesdays.

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Comments

  1. Sounds delicious. I love the idea of adding vanilla into oatmeal when you are cooking it! Thanks for linking up.
    Alissa

  2. It was my pleasure~I love your site! Happy Thanksgiving!

  3. what a yummy breakfast! I just wanted to let you know that you will be featured NEXT tues at my party. Hope you can make it back! http://nap-timecreations.blogspot.com

  4. Thank you so much Emily! I will be back for the party soon :)

  5. Looks like a must try – especially like the coconut sugar and vanilla. :)

  6. Yeah, the flavors really go well together. Thanks for stopping by!

  7. Sounds good and also healthy. I'm a new follower from Inspire Me Monday.

  8. I'm also a new follower from Inspire Me Monday. Lovely looking dish! Definitely bookmarked :)

  9. Thanks so much Doylene & Donna!

  10. Laura, this is one of my favorite combinations for a cookie and I can almost taste these awesome cookies! Hope you are having a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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