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This healthy flaxseed oatmeal is warm, filling, and satisfying. It is loaded with healthy nutritious ingredients. This homemade oatmeal can be made on the stovetop and served warm or made into overnight oats.
First, add almond milk to a saucepan over low medium heat. Once lightly bubbling, add in oats, ground flaxseed and cinnamon. Stir to combine. Cook for 7 to 8 minutes or until most of the liquid is soaked up. Stir occasionally to prevent burning. If too dry, add another spoonful of milk. Remove saucepan from heat. Spoon oatmeal into bowls. Finally, top with desired toppings such as blueberries, maple syrup and pecans.
Any milk works.
Rolled oats are a better option than quick oats. They are slightly larger, softer and more easily absorb the milk.
If oatmeal becomes too dry while cooking, simply add a little more milk.
These oats can also be made into overnight oats. Either make this recipe as written then refrigerate overnight, or mix together ingredients and place in airtight container overnight without cooking.
Refrigerate for up to 4 days.
Nutritional facts do not include toppings.
Calories: 218 kcal , Carbohydrates: 31 g , Protein: 8 g , Fat: 8 g , Saturated Fat: 1 g , Polyunsaturated Fat: 4 g , Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g , Sodium: 248 mg , Potassium: 206 mg , Fiber: 7 g , Sugar: 1 g , Vitamin A: 1 IU , Vitamin C: 1 mg , Calcium: 269 mg , Iron: 2 mg