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Microwave Cooked Anti-inflammatory Power Oatmeal

Click the link below for step-by step  ( Thank you to Bruce Tretter): 
Microwave Cooked Anti-Inflammatory Power Oatmeal Step-By-Step

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 handfuls of rolled oats
  • Light dash of salt
  • Shot of vanilla extract
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Almond milk (can be substituted with coconut or soy milk)
  • 1 TB fat kefir (fermented, milk, yogurt-like drink packed with probiotics)
  • Fresh fruit (fresh pineapple and blueberries are shown here, but any fresh fruit will work)
  • Raisins
  • Honey--local is better

Directions:

  1. if you are not using pineapple, skip to step2. Otherwise, cut a thin lengthwise slice from a ripe, fresh pineapple. Then make lengthwise cuts to remove both the fibrous core from the flesh of the pineapple and the pineapple skin. Finally, cut the pineapple strip into cross section pieces 1/4-1/2 inch (6-12mm) wide.
  2. Pour about 1 1/2 handfuls of rolled oats into a microwave safe bowl.
  3. Add a light dash of salt, a shake of ground cinnamon, and a shot of vanilla extract.
  4. Add about twice as much almond milk as the volume of oats in the bowl.
  5. Put the bowl in the middle of the microwave oven and cook using HIGH heat or 100% power for about 1 minute and 20 seconds (1:20 minutes). NOTE: Cooking time will vary depending on microwave oven watt power. 
  6. After cooking, carefully remove the bowl from the microwave oven by taking hold of the cooler top edge of the bowl.
  7. Add your choice or a combination of the following ingredients (or any other ingredients you like):
    • 1 TB of nut butter
    • Cut pineapple
    • Other fresh fruit (for berries or any other fruit you will eat with the king on, first give that fruit, like the blueberries below, a good rinse it in the sink)
    • Good pour of kefir (after giving the container a shake before pouring)
    • 1-2 teaspoons honey
    • 1/2 handful raisins