You Gotta Try It Tea Oatmeal

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 367.8
  • Total Fat: 11.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 3.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 60.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.9 g
  • Protein: 12.5 g

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Submitted by: WHOAMINOTTOBE

Introduction

Everyone knows the health benefits of oatmeal. Well, this recipe kicks up those benefits and adds tons of extra flavor by using flavored teas to cook the oatmeal, instead of water! I know it sounds a little bizarre, but try it once. This recipe uses my new favorite flavor, Apple Cinnamon Tea. (Bonus: It smells wonderful!!) Everyone knows the health benefits of oatmeal. Well, this recipe kicks up those benefits and adds tons of extra flavor by using flavored teas to cook the oatmeal, instead of water! I know it sounds a little bizarre, but try it once. This recipe uses my new favorite flavor, Apple Cinnamon Tea. (Bonus: It smells wonderful!!)
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    1 1/4 cups your choice Flavored Brewed Tea (mine is Apple Cinnamon)
    1 cup uncooked Oatmeal

    Then add:

    1/2 Tbsp Honey (or your choice of sweetener)
    2 Tbsp Wheat Germ
    2 Tbsp Flax Seed
    30 or so Raisins
    5 Slivered Almonds

    For an extra kick of energy, I add Bee Pollen as well.

Directions

Cook oatmeal with Tea, instead of usual water.
In my microwave, this takes 2 1/2 minutes.
When done, the oatmeal should be on the watery side. Add the extras, stir and you're done!

All the extras are yours to mix and match with the tea flavor you choose. The possibilities are limitless!

Makes 1 very filling serving.


Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WHOAMINOTTOBE.





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  • I use loose leaf herbal tea, ie Lady Hannna's whole fruit by the Metropolitan tea co. The dried fruit and spices soften so you can easily eat them. It reminds me of fruit and nut cakes, only dark pink. - 2/26/15

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  • Interesting use of the left-over tea we sometimes have. My kids enjoyed this one. - 1/10/09

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  • Going to add this one to my breakfast this morning - 12/23/08

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