raspberry chia oatmeal

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I thought I would share with you my favorite oatmeal recipe of the moment. This simple recipe is vegan, gluten free, and so healthy. I think it is the perfect way to start the day. 


  • 1/2 cup oats (My fav are Bob's Red Mill. I get them at Costco, but they can be purchased here as well)
  • 1 handful (about 7 or 8) organic frozen raspberries
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 1 teaspoon coconut sugar


  • combine oatmeal, raspberries, and 1 cup water on the stovetop
  • bring to a boil, then lower the temp and wait about 5 minutes or until oats have absorbed the water
  • add chia seeds, almond butter, and sugar
  • stir all together

*Oatmeal is so healthy because it is high in fiber and protein, contains lignans and antioxidants, and has been shown to remove bad cholesterol and reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes. Here is some more information if you are interested.