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Oolong Steeped Oats:

1/2 cup unsweetened cashew milk
3/4 cup water
1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
2 oolong tea bags
2 cinnamon sticks
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/8 tsp. kosher salt
Optional toppings: cinnamon-sautéed pears or apples, pomegranate arils, ground cinnamon

1. Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook 10 to 12 minutes, or until oats are cooked and most liquid is absorbed. Remove tea bags and cinnamon sticks; discard. Divide oats into two bowls, and add toppings of choice.