Quick Gluten Free Carob Oats

July 10, 2018


Author Notes: This is a highly customizable recipe so feel free to adjust ingredient ratios to suit your taste buds. The nutmeg adds a bit of spiciness which makes for a yummy combo with the carob powder.
Maggie

Serves: 1
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 5 min

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup quick rolled oats (gluten free)
  • 1/2 tablespoon carob powder
  • 1 teaspoon raw agave
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 banana
  • goji berries for garnish

Directions

  1. Boil water and stir in the oats. I didn’t feel like using a pot so I took a shortcut and used an electric kettle. Cover the oats for 5 min till they “cook.” Add the rest of the ingredients except banana and goji berries, and stir well. Layer sliced banana and goji berries on top.
  2. Substitute: cacao powder for carob powder; milk of your choice for water. As you can imagine substituting will alter the taste slightly but that’s the fun of playing around with different ingredients.

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