Reishi apple pie oatmeal

We’re approaching the end of summer, and with that, also the end of your favorite summery meals. But with autumn around the corner, there are also a lot of beneficial recipes that come into season again!

We try to be mindful of what is in season, and it so happens that September brings us apples, one of the main ingredients of this healthy and warming breakfast. 

Reishi apple pie oatmeal in September

Another important ingredient that will be harvested this upcoming season is our beloved Reishi mushroom. Our supplier harvests the mature Reishi mushrooms between August and October of each year.

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Reishi is known as Lingzhi, meaning “herb of spiritual potency.” These beloved mushrooms are used for nourishing the heart and quieting the spirit. In this ancient medical practice, the “Shen” represents the thinking mind or the body’s spirit, which is housed in the heart.  Agitation, anxiety, insomnia are all indications of a disrupted Shen, indicating a need to support and heal the heart.

And what better way to guard your heart and spirit with our heartwarming apple pie oatmeal recipe!

The ingredients for two bowls Reishi apple pie oatmeal

  • 1 cup (125 g) of rolled oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon or more if you like!
  • 2 teaspoons of maple syrup (or any other sweetener)
  • 1  large apple or two small apples
  • 1 teaspoon of Reishi or your favourite Mush powder
  • 1 cup (240 ml) plant milk
  • pinch of sea salt

How to Make Reishi apple pie oatmeal

Step 1
Cut the apple(s) into small squares

Step 2
Combine oats, milk, water, salt, Reishi, apple pieces and cinnamon in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low.

Step 3
Simmer uncovered for 3 to 5 minutes until thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.

Step 4
Divide equally between two bowls. Drizzle each serving with 1/2 teaspoon maple syrup and a few extra pinches of cinnamon

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