Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal

This Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal is a naturally sweet and delicious way to start your day. It’s a date-sweetened oatmeal paired with a creamy cashew drizzle that makes for a fancy, yet simple breakfast.
Less than 3 percent of Americans meet the daily recommended fiber intake, despite research suggesting that high-fiber foods, such as whole grains, can affect the progression of coronary heart disease. The soluble fiber of oatmeal forms a gel in the stomach, delaying stomach emptying, making one feel full for a longer period.
4.24 from 72 votes
Course Breakfast
Difficulty Easy
Servings 4
Daily Dozen

Ingredients
 
 

For the Oatmeal

  • 4 cups water
  • 8 pitted dates
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract or powder
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • Raw pecans (optional garnish, as desired)

For the Drizzle

  • ½ cup raw cashews
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 pitted dates
  • ¾-1 cup water

Instructions
 

  • To make the oatmeal, in a high-speed blender, combine the water, dates, cinnamon, and vanilla. Blend until smooth and pour into a saucepan with the rolled oats. Cook until the oats reach your desired consistency.
  • To make the drizzle, combine all of the ingredients into a high-speed blender. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  • Divide the oatmeal into bowls, top with the drizzle, and garnish with pecans, as desired. 
Jill Dalton from the Whole Food Plant Based Cooking Show
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