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Eating Healthfully… Oatmeal with Very Blueberry Jalapeno Compote

Wake up your morning oatmeal with a something a little special… Very Blueberry Jalapeno Compote!  Don’t let the jalapeno scare you… the sweetness of the blueberries mixed with the subtle warmth of the jalapeno add a depth of flavor to your traditional bowl of oatmeal that is sure to become a morning ritual.



Here’s how I put mine together…

Ingredients (Serves 1)
½ Cup Organic GF Old Fashioned Oats
1 Cup Filtered water
Pinch of Salt

½ Cup Frozen Wild Blueberries
1-2 Tbs. Forever Herbs Blueberry Jalapeno Compote

Prepare oatmeal by combining oats, water and salt in a pan over medium heat. Briskly stir or whisk oatmeal to make a creamy consistency – just until boiling. Then stir occasionally for about 5 mins. Pour oatmeal in a serving bowl and let rest for 5 minutes.

In a microwave safe bowl, microwave frozen blueberries at 50% power for 1 minute 20 seconds. Add in Blueberry Jalapeno Compote – microwave on high for 15-20 seconds. Stir to combine.

Pour Very Blueberry Jalapeno Compote over Oatmeal and topping with your favorite toppings such as sliced almonds, brown sugar or maple syrup and almond milk.


What a great way to get a healthy dose of fiber and two servings of super foods, oats and blueberries, into the first meal of the day. This has become one of my favorites!


You can find Forever Herbs Blueberry Jalapeno Compote at `a la Maison in Baldwinsville.

Cheers to healthy eating!


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