Cold Busting Carrot Ginger Pear Oats

READY IN: 42mins
SERVES: 3
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    inch ginger, grated fine (optional)
  • 1
    pear, diced
  • 1
    apple, diced (optional)
  • 1
    medium carrots (about 1 cup) or 1 .small sweet potato, grated fine (about 1 cup)
  • 1
    cup steel cut oats (or rolled oats, if preferred)
  • 14
    cup chia seeds
  • 3
    cups water (assuming your oats require a 3 to 1 ratio, follow the package directions)
  • 1
    tablespoon cinnamon
  • fresh grated nutmeg, to taste
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DIRECTIONS

  • Saute the ginger for 15 seconds.
  • Add pears, apple, carrot and/or sweet potato and saute until they are a bit soft, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir the oats for a few seconds, then add the chia seed and water.
  • Bring this to a quick boil, and simmer for 22-25 minutes, partially covered. If required, adjust the consistency by adding more water.
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