Supercharge your morning bowl of oats with chia seeds and flax. Top it with whatever seasonal fruit you have on hand.
Peach Chia Oatmeal
Gluten- and dairy-free
2 cups coconut water or water
1/3 cup gluten-free oats*
1/3 cup chia seeds
2 tablespoons flax meal
½ teaspoon cinnamon
1 fresh peach, skin removed
Optional toppings: chopped almonds, coconut milk, raw honey, or raw agave nectar
Bring coconut water to a boil. Add oats and cook, covered, 5 minutes. Add chia seeds and cook, covered, over low heat, 3 minutes more. Stir in flax and cinnamon. Cook, stirring, two 2 minutes more. Serve topped with peaches and additional toppings, if desired.
MAKE-AHEAD TIP! Combine dry ingredients in a canister (double or even quadruple the recipe). When you're ready to cook the cereal, add ¾ cup to 2 cups boiling coconut water.
*While oats do not contain the protein gluten, they are cross contaminated during processing. Gluten-free oats are processed on equipment that is certified gluten-free.
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