Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Good Morning Sunshine

Nothing says good morning better than a hearty bowl of oatmeal!  This recipe is low in calories and high in flavor!  So get those spoons ready to...dig in!
1 cup water
pinch of kosher salt
3 tablespoons Oatmeal of Alford
1/2 vanilla bean
1 teaspoon butter
1 tablespoon agave syrup
1 tablespoon half and half
3 strawberries, chopped
spring of lemon verbena

Bring 1 cup of water to a boil in a heavy saucepan.  Add pinch of salt, 1/2 vanilla bean and oatmeal.  Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 15 minutes covered.  Remove from heat.  Whisk in butter, agave syrup and half / half.  Sprinkle with strawberries. Garnish with lemon verbena.  The lemon verbena will perfume the oatmeal if added while oatmeal is yummy!