A creamy and warming dish of fibre rich cracked oats baked in coconut milk with chia seeds and topped with a crunchy fresh apples + coconut flakes + a spread of berry compote if you make some.
High fibre foods are an important part of a healthy digestive system. Whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds are high in fibre.
Recipes have ingredients with anti-inflammatory nutrients and avoid common inflammatory foods like sugar, gluten, dairy and processed food. A whole food diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods can help relieve symptoms of inflammation within the body. Inflammation is at the root of most disease = dis-ease.
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Coconut Baked Oats with Apple
PREHEAT oven 350F | 175C. 6 – 8 cup capacity glass pyrex or ovenproof baking dish.
RINSE oats. Add oats + chia + coconut milk + vanilla + maple if using. Stir until well combined, then spread out evenly. Cover with an ovenproof lid, sheet pan or foil.
BAKE covered 35 – 45 mins until oats are soft, thick and creamy – stir with a fork. If a few times and if they seem too thick, stir in ½ – 1 cup water.
SERVE hot, warm or chilled, topped with a spread of berry compote if you have it and topped with diced apples + coconut chips.
STORE in the fridge covered – reheat in the oven covered or portion into a saucepan on the stovetop.
SWAP COCONUT MILK for apple cider; use dairy or plant-based milk, orange juice, or Cider Poached Pears.
ADD DATES, dried raisins, currants, cranberries, apricots, prunes or any other dried fruit you like. You can SKIP the dates.
SWAP APPLE for pear; you might need 2 pears.
ADD CRANBERRIES – for any other fresh or frozen berries you like.
SWAP CHIA for 2 tbsp of our Super Seed Mix.