Mondays and Saturdays are the days I experiment with breakfast foods. In wintertime, hot oatmeal is one of my favorites; however, having it with a bit (or a ton, to be honest) of margarine and a pinch (or a scoop, to be fair) of brown sugar can get old after a while. Plus it’s really just a good way to take something healthy and make it, well…not so much.
Monday is also the day I can spend more time at the gym, so it doesn’t hurt to have a few extra calories as long they’re packed with the nutrition I need. Enter this wonderful, bursting-with-flavor oatmeal.
and soy sauce, to taste – or use Bragg’s Liquid Aminos. If it’s not sweet enough for you with just the raisins, you might try adding a bit of maple syrup or agave nectar, or stir in some date paste (I added a little maple syrup myself).