Love apple pie? Make this oatmeal recipe for breakfast! Serves: 1-2
Prep Time:2-3 min.
Cooking Time:8 min.
1/3 cup rolled oats 1 tbsp. chia seeds 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp. ground dry ginger pinch of salt 1 1/4 cups milk, soy milk or almond milk 1 granny smith apple, cut into small pieces 1 tbsp. maple syrup or brown sugar (or more) 1/4 cup unsweetened apple sauce 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 tsp. lemon juice toasted pecan or walnut pieces to garnish (optional)
In a medium sized pot, mix together all of the ingredients with a whisk or wooden spoon.
On medium, heat mixture and stir frequently. As the oatmeal cooks, the mixture will thicken. It takes about 8 minutes.
Serve immediately, garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon, toasted nuts and a drizzle of maple syrup.
Fruit compote traditionally eaten during Passover, but enjoyed any time of year! Serves:6-8
Prep Time: 5 min
Cooking Time: 30 min
Total: 35 min
2 cups dried, pitted prunes 1 cup dried apricot 1 packet of dried assorted fruit 1 can pear halves 10 oz. canned pineapple, chunks 1 can cherry pie filling 1 can fruit cocktail 1 can mandarin oranges 1/2 cup dry sherry (optional) *change the amounts/types of fruit if desired.
Drain the liquid of the canned fruit into a large pot. Set canned fruit aside.
Add all the dried fruits to the pot and mix. Cover and boil for 15-20 minutes.
Add the canned fruits to the pot. Stir and continue to boil until mixture has thickened, for about 10 more minutes.
Serve warm or cold, either plain, with yogurt, or vanilla ice cream. Compote can be eaten as a dessert, or for breakfast.
Snack on a chewy oatmeal raisin cookie! Serves:16 cookies, freezes well.
Prep Time: 10-15 min
Cooking Time: 12-16 min
Total: 25-30 min
Ingredients 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup flour (white or whole wheat) 2 tbsp. ground flax seeds (optional) 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 6 tsp. butter or margarine, softened 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup white sugar 1 large egg 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 cup raisins
Preheat oven to 350 F. In a small bowl, soak raisins in a bit of water. Let stand for 5 min and then drain.
In a medium bowl, cream together butter or margarine and sugars. Mix in egg and vanilla.
In a separate bowl, mix together oats, flour, baking soda, flax and salt. Gradually add to wet mixture and mix until combined.
Add soaked raisins.
Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough onto two parchment paper lined baking sheets. Bake until cookies are golden brown but still soft, about 12 to 16 minutes.