Spiced Pear Baked Steel-cut Oatmeal
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Serves: 2-3
 
Ingredients
  • 1 Ripe Pear
  • ½ c Steel-cut Oats, soaked for 8-10 hours, drained and rinsed well
  • 1.5 c Hot Water
  • 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
  • 1Tbsp Chia Seeds
  • 3-6 Dried Figs, hard tip removed and cut in half (or a small handful of any dried fruit)
  • ½ tsp ground Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground Cardamom
  • ¼ tsp ground Nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp dried/ground Ginger (or ½ tsp if using fresh)
  • Pinch of Sea(weed) Salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350*F
  2. Put the soaked/drained oats, spices, chia, coconut oil, figs and salt into a bowl.
  3. Bring the water the water to a boil and pour over top.
  4. Mix well and transfer to a baking dish (I use a 6.5 inch round baking dish, but anything close to that will work).
  5. Place the whole pear in the center and put in the oven.
  6. Bake for 35-45 minutes or until most of the water has been absorbed.
  7. Serve as is or with a splash of almond milk or sprinkling of hemp hearts or chopped Brazil nuts.
Recipe by The Crushing Cancer Kitchen at http://thecrushingcancerkitchen.com/main-course/spiced-pear-baked-steel-cut-oatmeal/