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Carrot Cake Oats

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Carrot Cake Oats

Oats have never looked better than when they mimic a decadent cake and can be eaten for breakfast. True to name, this dish is also a great way to sneak in a veggie.

Notes

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 Cup steel-cut oats
  • 1/2 medium banana, thinly sliced
  • 1 small carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1 Tablespoon raisins
  • 3/4 Cups water
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 Ounce cream cheese
  • 1/2 Teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 Teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped walnuts

Directions

In a small pan, combine the oats, banana, carrot, raisins, water, salt, and pumpkin pie spice. Cook over medium-low heat until the oats reach your desired consistency, about 12 minutes, stirring frequently. In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, honey, and vanilla extract to make the frosting. Serve the oats topped with the frosting and walnuts.