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Carrot Cake Oats

Yields 6-8 servings

Ingredients:
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup light coconut milk
  • 1 cup steel-cut oats
  • 1 cup grated carrots (about 2 large)
  • 2/3 cup seedless raisins (omit for phase 1)
  • ¾ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 ½ Tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey--local is better
  • ¼ cup walnut butter (chopped walnuts are okay for phase 3)
Directions:
  1. Bring milk and water to a boil, add oats, carrots, raisins, spices and salt. Reduce heat to low and partially cover the pot.
  2. Once more of the liquid has absorbed, add honey, vanilla, and walnut butter.
  3. After 60 minutes oats should be well cooked and a slurry consistency.

 

Adapted from: cookieandkate.com