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Blueberry cheesecake oats
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Blueberry cheesecake oats

10 minutes (5 minutes )
Serves 2
  • 1 quantity of hot oats (base recipe)
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries  
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup  
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract  
  • ¼ cup smooth ricotta  
  • 1 small banana, sliced  
  • 1 tablespoon pepitas 
  1. Cook hot oats following method in base recipe.  
  2. Meanwhile, heat a medium non-stick frying pan over a medium-high heat. Add blueberries, maple syrup and vanilla. Simmer for 2-3 minutes, shaking pan occasionally until berries are soft and syrupy. 
  3. To serve, divide oats between 2 bowls. Top with ricotta and banana. Spoon over warm blueberry mixture. Sprinkle with pepitas. 

Tips 

  • Frozen blueberries are a cheaper option when fresh blueberries aren’t in season. 
  • Use honey or brown sugar in place of maple syrup, if preferred 

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