“Any” Berry Oatmeal

Servings: 4

1/4 cup water
1/8 cup dates
1 cup oatmeal
1 cup water (separate from the first 1/4 cup)
1 cup non-dairy milk of choice
1 cup berries
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt, optional

1. Heat the 1/4 cup water and the dates while getting the rest of the ingredients together.
2. Add all the ingredients and bring to a boil. Lower heat to low and cook for 10 minutes or more.
3. Serve with whipped coconut milk topping and a sprinkle of walnuts (optional).