1-2TbspHoney/Maple syrupI didn't use any sweetener
Heat the diced strawberries and water in a pan over medium heat. Keep stirring together till the strawberries get soft and mushy.
Take it off the heat, mash well with fork, add the honey and vanilla. Taste and adjust for sweetness. Keep aside
Cook the oatmeal in water till soft and cooked through about 3-4 minutes. Add some extra water if the mixture is too thick and clumpy. Cook for another couple minutes.
Add in the cashew milk. Heat through. Add in any sweetener that you're using. Stir well. Taste and adjust for sweetness. You can add more water/ cashew milk at this stage to get the consistency you prefer.
Pour the oatmeal in bowl, top with the strawberry sauce, flaked almonds and some more diced, fresh strawberries! Enjoy warm!!