What would happen if you mixed two of the world’s oldest and most beloved foods? Well, the outcome would have a very high likelihood of being dates mixed with oatmeal. These two foods have graced the pages of the world’s oldest stories, and yet still exist to deliver wonderful flavors for us today.
Not only is this grouping of foods healthy, it also fits into the current trends for healthy food in that it’s also gluten free. Feel free to check out this recipe for delicious date
- 2 cups rolled oats
- 2 cups water
- teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 2 teaspoon lemon juice
- 2 cups milk or almond milk
- 4 chopped dates
Like most overnight oats, this process is quick and painless. Simply mix the ingredients in a medium sized bowl until they look thoroughly mixed together.
Be sure to cover the bowl properly before storing so that it doesn’t end up absorbing the other flavors from nearby foods.
You can then put the mixture in the refrigerator or icebox to cool for a night, then scoop some into a cup and top with some extra cinnamon to enjoy the next day for breakfast.