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Vegan Carrot Cake Oatmeal

in Food May 27, 2016

Ahhh, carrot cake one of the greatest treats there is; I mean come on, it is warm, flavorful and covered in cream cheese frosting. But eating it is not always the best decision, due to the calorie count, good news now you can!

This oatmeal has everything you would want in a delicious cake; it is creamy, crunchy, chewy, and sweet. But, it is also nutritionally sound and packed with awesome ingredients to fuel your morning. Also, unlike cake, this dish can be prepared in a matter of minutes! It is loaded with heart healthy ingredients, whole grains, deliciously nutritious sweet, wholesome carrots, and cinnamon to balance your blood sugar. This is something you can truly enjoy and not feel guilty about later. Enjoy!

Serves 2

Ingredients:

1 Cup Gluten-free rolled oats

2 Cups water

1 Tbsp Honey or Stevia

1 Tsp Pure Vanilla Extract

2 Tbsp Raisins

1 Cup Grated carrot

2 Tsp Cinnamon

2 Tbsp Chopped Walnuts

Pinch of Himalayan Pink Salt

Method:

In a small pan over medium heat bring the water to a boil. Add in the oats and reduce to a simmer and stir for 3-4 minutes or until the liquid is mostly absorbed. Add your sweetener, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt. Stir in the carrots and raisins, and top with the crunchy pecans.