Ayurvedic Apricot Ginger Oatmeal
Makes 3- 4 servings | Vegan
1.5 cup gluten free rolled oats
1 cup filtered water
2.5 cups fresh or canned coconut milk
1/3 cup unsulphured dried apricots, quartered
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tbsp fresh ginger root, grated
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/2 cup pecans, roughly chopped, preferably dry toasted in a pan for 2 minutes
pinch sea salt
2 Tbsp honey or maple syrup
optional toppings : shredded coconut, flax seeds, chia seeds, hemp seeds, fresh fruit slices, coconut yogurt.
In a saucepan, over medium heat, combine water, coconut milk, cinnamon, ginger, and salt. Bring to a boil and add in oats. Reduce heat and simmer for 8-10 minutes, stirring often. In the last 2 minutes, add in apricot pieces. Remove from heat, add in pecans and honey/maple syrup.
Serve warm and garnish with your favourite toppings.