POWER UP OATMEAL!

OATMEAL. It’s my number # diet staple. Somehow I can never get sick of it and crave a comforting bowl on a daily basis. I’m always taste testing for new ways to make my bowl of oatmeal more powerful. I’ve played with many different recipes and enjoyed them all. Below is one of my “Oatmeal recipe staples”. What do YOU put in your bowl?

“Caroline’s POWER UP OATMEAL Recipe.”

Perfect for anytime of day – this recipe will give you the energy you need to run, bike, swim, and play! I used LIVESTRONG.COM to create the recipe and estimate the delicious nutrition facts.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Serving: 2 hearty breakfast bowls (or one hungry training bowl 🙂

Ingredients

I buy all my ingredients in the Bulk Section at Whole Foods Market. Saves me a TON of money and allows me to get exactly the portions I need.

Directions – So simple you can’t mess up! 🙂

Soak Oats and Water in sauce pot overnight.

Simmer on the stovetop over low heat for 10-15 minutes, stir occasionally. Cook until oats are tender and have a thick consistency.

Let mixture sit for an additional 10 minutes after cooking. Add salt and preferred sweetener to taste (sugar, agave).

Add preferred toppings.

Grab a big bowl, spoon, and Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size: 1 bowl

Amount per Serving:

Calories: 257
Total Fat: 9.9g, 15%
Saturated Fat: 1.38g, 6%
Cholesterol: 0mg, 0%
Sodium: 0mg, 0%
Total Carbohydrate: 42.72g, 14%
Dietary Fiber: 7.69g, 30%
Sugars: 8.19g
Protein: 10.28g, 20%

Estimated Percent of Calories from:

Fat: 35%
Carbohydrate: 66%
Protein: 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Pecans, Raisins, Coconut, and Oats = MY HAPPINESS IN A BOWL!

Looking for more ways to mix up your oatmeal recipes? Check out these sites:

What is YOUR favorite Oatmeal Recipe?! Feel free to SHARE IT WITH ME! Always open to new recipes to enjoy oatmeal that is DELICIOUS and HEALTHY 🙂

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