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Healthy Peach Steel Cut Oats

Healthy Peach Steel Cut Oats are lightly sweetened with date syrup and only include 3 ingredients! A delicious and satiating breakfast to start your day off right!
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup steel cut oats, Look for certified gluten free if needed.
  • 4 cups water or milk of choice, For thicker results use 3 to 3 1/2 cups. 4 cups makes it extra creamy!
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen ripe peaches, diced
  • 2 tbsp date syrup, I use Just Date Syrup.

Instructions

  • If using frozen peaches, let them thaw in a bowl in the fridge for at least one hour. Can also microwave a bowl of frozen peaches for 45 seconds to 1 minute if you need to thaw quickly.
  • Bring water (or milk of choice) to a boil in a medium saucepan.
  • Stir in oats. Reduce heat to medium low. Simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, for 15 to 20 minutes. 
  • Once oats have finished cooking, remove pan from heat. Let oats sit for 5 minutes so they can continue to thicken.
  • Stir your diced peaches (should no longer be frozen) into your cooked steel cut oats. Scoop into bowls. Drizzle with date syrup before serving. Add more if you like it extra sweet. Enjoy!

Notes

Nutrition information assumes you used 4 cups of water. If you use milk of any kind instead of water it will alter your nutrition info.
This recipe makes 4 servings. If you're a big oatmeal lover like me you may only get 2 out of it. (My bowl of oatmeal is giant. I have no regrets.) Nutrition information assumes 4 servings so double the numbers if you, like me, can down a lot of oatmeal in one sitting.
Want to use old-fashioned rolled oats? For one cup of rolled oats you'll want only 1 3/4 cup of water. Bring water to a boil. Stir in oats. Reduce heat to medium. Simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes. Most of the liquid should be absorbed. Remove from heat and let stand 1 minute before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 199kcal, Carbohydrates: 37g, Protein: 6g, Fat: 2g, Sodium: 12mg, Potassium: 150mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 9g, Vitamin A: 125IU, Vitamin C: 2.6mg, Calcium: 73mg, Iron: 1.7mg