Raw Vegan Oatmeal Breakfast With Cinnamon and Apples

Breakfast made of oatmeal with apples, honey and cinnamon
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Soak Time: 24 hrs
Total: 24 hrs 15 mins
Servings: 2 to 3 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
284 Calories
4g Fat
58g Carbs
8g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2 to 3
Amount per serving
Calories 284
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 23mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 58g 21%
Dietary Fiber 8g 30%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 59mg 5%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 378mg 8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Want to try your hand at making raw vegan oatmeal for breakfast? Here's how to do it, using steel cut oats, water, and dates for sweetener.

Following a raw vegan food diet for any length of time can occasionally leave you craving warmth, comfort, and flavors of the past. This simple recipe for raw oatmeal can bring you back to the good old days. Soaking the steel-cut oats the night before will make them much softer and easier to blend. They can also stay soaking in your refrigerator for days safely, and even up to a week if you change the water once or twice. So feel free to prepare this raw oatmeal in advance.

Follow this raw oatmeal recipe or top with any fruits, nuts, and spices you love and have at home and enjoy your hearty, healthy, comforting, and filling raw vegan breakfast oats. 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup steel cut oats, or oat groats

  • 4 cups water

  • 4 large medjool dates, soaked figs, or apricots

  • 2 cups water

  • 1 medium red apple, such as gala, fuji, or honey crisp, chopped small

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • Pinch ground nutmeg, clove, or allspice

  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar, optional

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. First, you'll need to soak the steel cut oats for at least a couple of hours minimum, but better to soak them overnight in 4 cups of water if you have the time. You can also soak the dates to make them more blender friendly (especially if you are substituting a different variety of date!).

  3. If you're soaking the dates as well, you can use the date soak water as part, or all, of the 2 cups needed in the recipe to make it just a little bit sweeter. No reason not to!

  4. Next place the rinsed oats, dates, and the two cups of water (or, use some of the date soak water) in a blender or food processor and blend or process on high speed for about 25 seconds or until the mixture is smooth.

  5. Mix together the chopped apples, cinnamon and any other spices you like, and agave nectar, if youre using it. Portion out the oats into a bowl, top with the cinnamon apples and enjoy!

Recipe Variations

It is also nice to top this raw oatmeal recipe with fresh raw vegan nut milk or seed milk such as this Raw Almond Milk if you'd like.