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Vanilla Maca Oats

I have been on a MAJOR oatmeal kick lately. Perhaps it’s because I have perfected the method for the creamiest, tastiest oatmeal! This oatmeal is also healthy, dairy-free and refined-sugar free.

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Vanilla Maca Oats

The mashed banana gets cooked with the oatmeal and gives it a sweet taste and thick consistency . The maca adds a nutty/caramel flavor and is a superfood that is known to boost energy and libido. Maca is rich in vitamins B, C and E and high in calcium, zinc, iron, magnesium and amino acids. With all these benefits plus the delicious flavor it adds, why not add it to our oats?!

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Vanilla Maca Oats

 

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Creamy Vanilla Maca Oatmeal

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  • Author: Leah's Plate
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x
  • Category: Breakfast, Oatmeal
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 cup raw organic old-fashioned oats
  • 1 banana (mash half the banana and slice other half to add on top)
  • 1 tsp maca
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • sprinkle of cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Add water and almond milk to a pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Once boiling, add the oats and reduce heat to a simmer.
  3. Stir and let cook for about 1 minute.
  4. Add mashed banana, vanilla extract and maca, stirring all ingredients together.
  5. Allow to cook for 4 – 5 more minutes or until the oatmeal reaches your desired consistency.
  6. Pour/spoon into a bowl and sprinkle with cinnamon. Add desired toppings (berries, banana, nuts or nut butter, chia, hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds, etc.)

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