Sleepy-Time Oatmeal



    • 1 cup steel-cut oatmeal
    • 2 cups almond milk (or as needed)
    • Seeds from 1 vanilla bean


    • Coarsely chopped almonds
    • Dried blueberries
    • Diced dried apricots
    • Chia seeds
    • Ground cinnamon


    1. Heat oatmeal and 2 cups almond milk to a boil in a small saucepan.
    2. Adjust heat to simmering and cook, stirring often, until oatmeal is tender and almond milk is absorbed (about 25 minutes).
    3. If the oatmeal gets too thick before it is tender, add more almond milk, a little at a time.
    4. Spoon into bowls and top with toppings of your choice.

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    Peggy Kotsopoulos is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Health Educator, and Culinary Consultant focused on teaching REAL health through lifestyle and dietary choices that are easy and delicious. She whips up healthy and delicious meals on her own TV show Peggy K’s Kitchen Cures on Z Living. Originally working in investments in Toronto, Canada, Peggy found her true passion for nutrition and healthy eating by bringing her own guilt-free goodies to corporate meetings as an alternative to bagels and danishes. As colleagues and clients became intrigued, Peggy started leading seminars and founded a company-wide corporate wellness program. Seven years later, Peggy followed her passion to the United States where she became certified as a Health Educator, and graduated from Living Light Culinary Arts Institute in California. She is the founder of beVibrant consulting in Toronto, where she develops wellness programs for large corporate clients, schools, and food establishments. Peggy is the resident nutritionist for CBC’s Steven and Chris show, and has been featured in major publications including Fitness Magazine, Shape and Yahoo! Shine.