Fig Newton Oats (serves 1)
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup almond milk
2 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts
3 dried figs, chopped
Tiny dash ground ginger
Tiny dash ground cinnamon
Sweetener, to taste (optional, I didn't add any)
Coconut frosting (aka coconut butter :)
Combine the oats, water, and almond milk in a small pan. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to low and cook until creamy (about 5-10 minutes). Stir in the walnuts, figs, spices, and optional sweetener. Scrape into a bowl and top with the "frosting."
Fig newtons transformed:
Now, I've got to show you this picture. I'm going to a friend's how tonight, and we all have dress up like a certain character. We didn't get to pick who we were, but I guess my friend knows me well - I was deemed the personal chef:
The daily question: Do you like fig newton's?
Both my dad and I love them! Thankfully, I just found a way to enjoy them in a more healthful fashion :)