February 2, 2024

Spiced Pear Oatmeal

Packed with fiber, vitamins, and natural sweetness, this oatmeal is your go-to for a healthy yet comforting breakfast. With rich dietary fiber, pears promote digestive health, while their vitamins and antioxidants contribute to a healthy immune system. Naturally sweet because of the pear, this oatmeal needs minimal fuss for a delicious and straightforward morning kickstart. You can even skip the tiny amount of maple syrup if you prefer, but it adds a nice touch for those craving a classic oatmeal taste. Additionally, to note, oatmeal is renowned for its heart-healthy benefits, helping to lower cholesterol and maintain steady energy levels throughout the day. Gluten-free oatmeal is equally delicious substituted, if desired or required. 

For another effortless oatmeal breakfast option, try this Mango Coconut Overnight Oatmeal — it's a personal favorite here!  Anything with mango is a winner!  Enjoy!  And if you try either of these, don't forget to leave a comment and share your thoughts! 

Ingredients

 1 cup rolled oats (regular or gluten-free)
 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
 ¾ cup water
 dash of salt
 2 tsp maple syrup
 ¼ tsp cinnamon
 1 ripe pear, cored and chopped

Directions

1

In a saucepan, combine almond milk, water, and a dash of salt. Bring the mixture to a boil.

2

Stir in the oats; reduce heat to medium. Cook uncovered for about four minutes, stirring occasionally.

3

Add the chopped pear, stir, and continue to cook for an additional minute. You'll know the oatmeal is ready when liquid is absorbed and oats are tender.

4

Remove from the heat and stir in the maple syrup and cinnamon. Adjust the consistency with additional almond milk if needed.

Spiced Pear Oatmeal

Spiced Pear Oatmeal

Category, , , , DifficultyBeginnerYields2 Servings
Prep Time2 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time7 mins

Ingredients

 1 cup rolled oats (regular or gluten-free)
 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
 ¾ cup water
 dash of salt
 2 tsp maple syrup
 ¼ tsp cinnamon
 1 ripe pear, cored and chopped

Steps

1

In a saucepan, combine almond milk, water, and a dash of salt. Bring the mixture to a boil.

2

Stir in the oats; reduce heat to medium. Cook uncovered for about four minutes, stirring occasionally.

3

Add the chopped pear, stir, and continue to cook for an additional minute. You'll know the oatmeal is ready when liquid is absorbed and oats are tender.

4

Remove from the heat and stir in the maple syrup and cinnamon. Adjust the consistency with additional almond milk if needed.

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2 Comments

  1. Great ! Love my porridge ! In Britain we had it with top of the milk( the creamy part in a bottle), sugar and a knob of butter.

    Reply
    • Do you still make it like that? That sounds so good! I love porridge too- any time of year! xx!

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