Jan 18

Fuji Nana’s Get-Up-And-Go Oatmeal

in Breakfast, Vegan

Fuji Nana's Get-Up-And-Go Oatmeal

When I think about oatmeal I always think about Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street, because Bert loves oatmeal.  I always thought Bert was a bit boring, but I do agree with him on oatmeal.  I love oatmeal.  Actually, I love oats in general.  So when my mom introduced me to her “Get-Up-And-Go” Oatmeal this past summer, I was an instant addict.  She whips up a batch of a special blend of mix-ins that she then has on hand for whenever she wants to eat oatmeal.  She adds this blend to her oatmeal, along with ground flaxseed, some coconut sugar, fresh berries, and milk.

Get-Up-And-Go Oatmeal Blend

Her blend is chopped almonds, cacao nibs, dried currants, and hemp hearts.  I use the same ingredients, but also add in unsweetened coconut chips…because I’m also a coconut addict.

Get-Up-And-Go Oatmeal Blend ingredients

The only work involved in putting this blend together is in measuring out the ingredients and chopping up the almonds.

chopping almonds

To make the oatmeal, you first cook your oatmeal (I find that I cook smaller portions when making it this way because it is super filling), then top it with the oatmeal blend, ground flaxseed, your sweetener of choice (I like date sugar!), fresh berries, and your milk of choice (I like cashew milk!).

Fuji Nana's Get-Up-And-Go Oatmeal

At this point I usually mix everything up and eat.  It’s not as pretty at this point, but it is definitely delicious and full of things that will keep you going.

Fuji Nana's Get-Up-And-Go Oatmeal

Fuji Nana's Get-Up-And-Go Oatmeal

This oatmeal is super filling and full of flavor and nutrients.  A perfect way to start the day!  The special blend can be made in large batches and kept in the fridge so that it is ready for whenever you need it!

Author Rachael Hutchings, www.lafujimama.com


Get-Up-And-Go Oatmeal Blend

  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 1/2 cup dried currants
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut chips
  • 1/2 cup cacao nibs
  • 1/2 cup hemp hearts

Get-Up-And-Go Oatmeal

  • 1/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons Get-Up-And-Go Oatmeal Blend
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • sweetener of choice, to taste My favorites include date sugar, coconut sugar, maple syrup, and unsulphured blackstrap molasses (if you want to go for bolder flavor!)
  • fresh berries I love using chopped strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries!
  • milk of choice, to taste My favorite is cashew milk, but it's also delicious with almond milk, soy milk, coconut milk, oat meal, or a milk blend (all unsweetened)!


Make the Get-Up-And-Go Oatmeal Blend

  1. Mix all the ingredients together in a large glass jar and store in the refrigerator, using as needed.

To Make 1 Serving of Get-Up-And-Go Oatmeal

  1. Mix the rolled oats and water together in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 2 1/2 minutes.  Remove from the microwave and stir.

  2. Top the oatmeal with 2 tablespoons of the Get-Up-And-Go Oatmeal blend, flaxseed, sweetener, fresh berries, and milk.  Mix and eat!

{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Judy January 20, 2018 at 12:11 am

I LOVE that horse bowl! It’s perfect for “get up and go” oatmeal!


La Fuji Mama February 1, 2018 at 4:32 pm

They are actually unicorns! Even better, right? Adds a bit of magic to breakfast.


MY January 20, 2018 at 11:42 am

I make my own organic pumpkin-seed milk, and it is amazing when you cook hot cereals with the homemade seed milk. I cook organic steel-cut oats in the seed milk along with some organic cultured butter and organic maple syrup sugar. Adding your toppings would make it amazing!


La Fuji Mama February 1, 2018 at 4:32 pm

Sounds delicious!!


word cookies January 23, 2018 at 11:20 pm

wow i love food and i love what you make. Look so delicious


La Fuji Mama February 1, 2018 at 4:32 pm

Thank you!


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