Carrot Cake Oatmeal

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This was one experiment gone right. I’ve been curious to see how carrots would taste in oatmeal, and after trying this, I can definitely say I’m a fan—their natural sweetness is a no-brainer in this context. It’s also a convenient way to work a little extra veggies into the day.


  • 1/4 c steel-cut oats or 1/3 c rolled oats
  • 1/5 c water
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 a banana, sliced
  • 1 carrot, washed and grated or processed in food processor
  • cinnamon
  • ground ginger
  • ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp coconut oil or 1 tbsp coconut milk (optional but delicious)
  • 1/4 c cottage cheese (optional) Read the rest of this entry »