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  • 2 cups plant-based milk
  • 4 pitted Medjool dates or ¼ cup date paste
  • ¾ cup rolled oats
  • 2 Tbsp teff
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ⅛ tsp black pepper
  • Sliced figs (optional)
  • Hemp seeds (optional)


  • 1. Blend plant-based milk with dates or date paste in a blender until smooth.
  • 2. In a medium saucepan, toast the teff and oats for 2 minutes.
  • 3. Add the plant-based milk mixture, fresh ginger, and the spices to the saucepan and stir.
  • 4. Bring to a low boil, stir, and cover.
  • 5. Cook on medium-low heat for 15 minutes.
  • 6. Top with sliced dry figs and hemp seeds, if desired.

Cooking Tips

  • 1. Substitute quinoa or another ancient grain for teff if desired.
  • 2. Substitute pumpkin pie spice for the ground cinnamon, cloves, and ginger.
  • 3. Add more plant-based milk if oatmeal is too thick.

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