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Recipe For Oatmeal With Tea

OnSugar Blog: Tea Oats, Toats

This post comes from OnSugar blog Sophie's Sweeties.

I love oatmeal and all of its carby goodness. Hopefully you do too because I have a lot of oatmeal recipes to post. This is my latest oatmeal concoction, and it is fabulous.
Ingredients:
1/4 cup oatmeal (I used Coach's Oats)
1 & 1/2 cups brewed chai (I used Tazo, but any kind will do)
1/2 mashed banana
1 Splenda packet
almonds, raisins, and pumpkin seeds to garnish

Cooking tip:
I like my oatmeal really creamy, and this cooking tip seems to really do the trick. Combine oatmeal and 1 cup of the chai the night before, bring to a boil for just a quick second, and then turn off the heat and cover the pot with a lid. In the morning add the other 1/2 cup of chai, mashed banana, Splenda, and finish cooking the oatmeal like you normally would.

Tea oats are heavenly in general, but so far chai flavored has been my ultimate fave.
For another "toats" recipe, keep reading.

This next batch of oats was infused with vanilla & caramel flavored tea (Bigelow brand).

Cooked with:
1/4 cup oatmeal
2 cups tea
2 Splenda packets
1/2 mashed banana (for texture and sweetness)
a few drops of vanilla extract
Topped with:
granola (w/ sunflower seeds, dried coconut and raisins)
strawberries

What flavor of toats should I try next?!

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spacecadeteer spacecadeteer 6 years
I had some toats this morning with blueberries and PB2 on top. So. Good. Thanks for the inspired idea, it was dee-licious.
nancita nancita 6 years
I have never thought of mixing tea and oatmeal, but it's a great idea. Plus I love your coinage "toats."
ticamorena ticamorena 6 years
this sounds too sweet for me, even without the splenda. i prefer my oatmeal savory, with a poached egg, smoked salmon or sardines (no bacon for me)
Sundown321 Sundown321 6 years
This sounds great! I have never considered mixing tea and oatmeal! I cannot wait to try it!
Sophiew1 Sophiew1 6 years
There's no need to add Splenda if you don't want to. I'll try a batch without next time :) I like the idea of using fruit to naturally sweeten it!
Spectra Spectra 6 years
I love oatmeal, but I think I want to try this. Making it with tea sounds so yummy!
Ms-Cube Ms-Cube 6 years
mmm that sounds so good! can't wait to eat... mmm
Ms-Cube Ms-Cube 6 years
mmm that sounds so good! can't wait to eat... mmm
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