Warm Vanilla Cream Oatmeal

I think that everyone is already aware of my peanut butter obsession.  I have no problem with admitting this.  I do think I have to admit about another obsession I have that isn’t quite as accepted in my chocoholic family.

I absolutely adore vanilla… 9 times out of 10 I would choose it over chocolate (unless paired with peanut butter or just in a plain chocolate bar) sorry mom…

Whether it’s cake, ice cream, shakes, drinks… I’d pick vanilla.

Now that you know this, you can imagine my excitement when I saw this at the grocery store.

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I needed more tea anyway… the fact that it was under three bucks gave me no reason not to get it 🙂

I took it home and tested it out.  Oh my god.  Heaven in a cup.  I’m serious.  And the aroma this produces… ugh its just simply amazing.

Drinking tea is extremely healthy.  It’s actually a superfood.  (Click here to read more about this).  This gave me even more of a reason to incorporate it into my breakfast.

All you are going to need is:

     1. 1/2 cup oats

     2. 1 tsp chia seeds

     3. 1 1/2 cups brewed vanilla tea (or any other flavor)

     4. 1/4 cup egg whites

     5. stevia, cinnamon, vanilla, and almond extract to add even more flavor

Start by steeping your tea.  I let mine steep for about an hour before I threw the bags out.

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Add in the oats, and microwave for about a minute and a half or until most of the water is absorbed.

Add in the vanilla

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And then the chia seeds (it’s important to add them the night before to achieve a really unique texture with your oatmeal).

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Stir together, and then set in the fridge overnight or at least for an hour or so.

In the morning, add in the egg whites

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Microwave until desired consistency.

Look at how much volume it takes up with only 1/2 a cup of oats

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That’s kind of insane

Transfer to your bowl, and add the cinnamon, stevia, and almond extract to taste.

Enjoy 🙂

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If this doesn’t leave you satisfied, I seriously do not know what will!

Question: What do you prefer, chocolate or vanilla?

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