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Chai Spiced Vanilla Oatmeal (Vegan+GF)

Tired of boring oats? Start the day with this comforting bowl of extra filling oats with a thick and cream consistency and don't forget to top with all the goods!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 1 serving


  • 1 teabag of chai any brand works, I used Stash tea
  • 1 cup water
  • 40 g 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats gluten free if needed
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened plant-based milk
  • 1/2 cup unsweetend applesauce or banana
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1 -2 tablespoons sweetener of choice or to taste (maple, agave, or stevia)(optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Optional toppings:

  • nut butters
  • syrup
  • berries or fruit
  • chopped energy/snack bars I love GoMacro and Larabars


  1. In a small saucepan, heat the water over low heat until simmering and add the teabag. Cover and allow it to steep for at least 5 minutes for best flavor.
  2. Remove the teabag and add the oats, milk, salt, and spices and cook, stirring gently, for about 5 minutes. Add the applesauce and continue stirring over low heat until the oats get thick. Remove from heat and stir in sweetener if desired and vanilla.
  3. Pour into a bowl and top with any desired toppings and enjoy!