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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 278.6
  • Total Fat: 5.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 79.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 40.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.6 g
  • Protein: 19.5 g

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High Protein Oatmeal With Fruit

Submitted by: BEACHSEASTAR

Introduction

This is a very healthy and tasty way to serve oatmeal that has the ability to be customized with the added fruit, spices and sweetener to adjust it for different tastes and create a new flavor every day. It stays with me longer than any other breakfast I eat.

I developed this so I could have oatmeal a lot to help my cholesterol and still get fiber and lots of protein without a lot of calories and not out of bounds for healthy carb consumption.

It makes an oatmeal that is thick enough to add milk if you desire, but is a great consistency for eating alone. If you like thin oatmeal, add more water.
This is a very healthy and tasty way to serve oatmeal that has the ability to be customized with the added fruit, spices and sweetener to adjust it for different tastes and create a new flavor every day. It stays with me longer than any other breakfast I eat.

I developed this so I could have oatmeal a lot to help my cholesterol and still get fiber and lots of protein without a lot of calories and not out of bounds for healthy carb consumption.

It makes an oatmeal that is thick enough to add milk if you desire, but is a great consistency for eating alone. If you like thin oatmeal, add more water.

Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    1/2 c Old Fashion Oatmeal -- like Quaker's
    Dont use the quick or instant kind
    2 T Jay Robb Whey Vanilla Protein Powder
    1 T Whole Ground Flaxseed Meal - like Bob's Red Mill
    1/2 t Ground Cinnamon
    I love cinnamon, but you can add it to your taste
    Sweetener to taste - Like Splenda, Stevia, SF Maple Syrup
    1 c Water
    1/2 c Blueberries - or other fruit of your choice

Directions

Mix all dry ingredients together - oatmeal, protein powder, flaxseed meal & cinnamon.

Put mixed dry ingredients in a preferably deep bowl with at least a 2 1/2 c capacity. If you're using a dry sweetner, you can add it at this point or after the oatmeal is done.

Add water and stir.

Cover bowl with a paper towel and place in microwave.

Cook 4 minutes on 50%.

You may have to test the exact time in your microwave depending upon power, but it's very important that it be 50% power or you'll have a boil over mess.

You can also cook this on the stove top for about 5 minutes on medium heat. For multiple servings, you'll want to decrease the water by 1/4 c for each additional serving.

I've listed this with blueberries, but other berries, peaches, cooked apples, mangoes, papayas or other fruit can be used -- even a tablespoon or so of raisins or dates. Also, sugar-free maple syrup and other syrups give it a special flavor as do sugar-free preserves is you like your oatmeal sweet.

HINT: I make up the dry ingredients in advance in individual snack-size bags so I can just pour them in a bowl, cook and add fruit.

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BEACHSEASTAR.






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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Works for me. I like the fact that I can make some packets up for the week and then just pop them in the microwave. This would be good with a little Kefir which I did not have today. Substantial breakfast with a good amount of protein to start the day. - 2/1/10

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  • really good. I used wegmans whey protein, and decreased the cinnamon to make room for nutmeg/cardamon/cloves. I added a pinch of maple syrup for sweetness, but it really wasn't necessary. cooked on stove top 6 1/2 minues. tasty and the protein is great...w/ a glass of milk its a power bkfst! - 8/2/10

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds good,trying it in the AM - 2/23/10

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