Oats (Avena Sativa) are used for a strength giving cereal with subtle flavor and a rich mineral content to nourish. The texture is a hint about another property. It can heal, cool, moisten and soothe inflamed tissues in the digestive tract and even on the skin.
Spiced Oat Milk
Easy to make and it perfect to delight and nourish.
1 c. organic rolled oats
3.5 c. of water
1/2 t. cinnamon powder
1 T. freshly ground ginger
1/3 t. cardamom powder
pinch of sea salt
Add cinnamon, cardamom and ginger to a large jar. Bring water to boil and pour it over the herbs in the jar. Cover and let this steep 15 minutes.
Strain out herbs and let the tea cool on the counter. Refrigerate.
Once tea is cool, add it and rolled oats to a blender. Blend for 30 seconds or until thoroughly blended.
Add pinch of salt.
Refrigerate and this will keep for 3 days refrigerated. Shake before you drink.
An upgrade would be to use a tea bag (such as Apple Pie Herbal, Ginger Strawberry Herbal, Hibiscus Berry, Peaches, Toasted Almond Herbal or Black, Spicy Tulsi, Black Chocolate, Gingerbread Black, Chocolate Chai, Pumpkin Spice Herbal or Black) and brew for 10 minutes and continue with the recipe without spices.
If your digestion is sluggish with gas and bloating, try Rosemary Mint Green Tea in your Oat Milk as above.