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What's for Breakfast - Greek Style Oatmeal - Recipe

Posted by Magic of Spice

Chilly Morning Greek Style Oatmeal
Note: Make the night before

What you will need:
1 cup rolled oats
1 1/4 cups water
3 tablespoons honey
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon wheat germ, toasted
2 tablespoons dried apricots, chopped
1 date, chopped
1 tablespoon dried cranberries
6-8 ounces Greek style yogurt, plain
3 tablespoons pecans, chopped
Fresh fruit, for topping

Let’s get cooking:
 In medium saucepan combine water and oats, bring to a boil
Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 8 minutes (oats will be firm)
 Remove from heat and transfer to mixing bowl
Allow cool 5 minutes, and then stir in yogurt, 2 tablespoons honey, 
cinnamon, pumpkin spice and dried fruits
 Cover and chill 12 hours 

Prior to serving, reheat your oatmeal over low heat, about 10 minutes
Add your additional honey, stir
Divide into serving bowls, allow to come to room temperature
Top with pecans, fresh fruit and a splash of cream if desired

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