Sometimes the simplest ingredients pack the biggest punch. In the case of this oatmeal recipe, black currant preserves are the secret weapon. It adds a stunning purple color and tart, earthy flavors, making your morning oatmeal irresistible to the senses. Start with two tablespoons per serving, and add a third if you crave a more concentrated currant flavor. For a heartier bowl, add nuts, seeds or fresh or dried fruit. To cut the tartness, try a spoonful of coconut cream or dairy-free yogurt.
Black Currant Oatmeal Bowl
Optional: sunflower seeds, walnuts, coconut flakes, fresh or dried fruit, coconut cream, dairy-free yogurt
In small saucepan over medium heat, bring oats, milk, vanilla and salt to simmer.
Reduce heat to low and cook until oats are thickened, about 5 minutes.
Stir in black currant preserves.
Serve with toppings of choice.