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Cozy Zucchini Oatmeal
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Cozy Zucchini Oatmeal

A creamy and comforting bowl of oatmeal, mixed with grated zucchini. This oatmeal tastes like zucchini bread in a bowl. Serve with chopped walnuts, raisins or other toppings of choice.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine gluten-free, vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup zucchini, lightly packed
  • 2 cups plant-based milk of choice
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2-3 large Medjool dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
  • Pinch nutmeg (optional)

Suggested Toppings

  • Nut or seed butter
  • Walnuts
  • Raisins or more chopped dates
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Butter or margarine


  • Add the oats, zucchini, chia seeds, milk and dates to a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir together and bring to a low boil. Reduce heat to low-medium and let simmer uncovered for 5-10 minutes or until the liquid has been absorbed and the oats are your desired consistency.
  • Serve with toppings of choice.


I love this oatmeal with sunflower seed butter. Almond butter would be good too.
I tried this recipe using unsweetened soy milk and almond milk with success. You can try other plant-based milks if desired.
Feel free to replace the dates with maple syrup to taste.