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Favorite Protein-Packed Oatmeal Recipe

Favorite Protein-Packed Oatmeal Recipe

I'm one of those people that wakes up hungry. Like really hungry. So, I love starting my day out with a huge bowl of satisfying, protein-packed oats! This meal is a great source of complex carbs, moderate fats, and good protein. Definitely satisfies my taste buds and hunger! 

For the recipe below, I use Quick Cook Steel Cut Oats, which I generally prep beforehand in my Pressure Cooker and keep in tupperware until ready to use, but you can use any kind of oatmeal! This even works with cream of wheat.

PROTEIN-PACKED OATMEAL RECIPE

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup Oatmeal (I use Quick Cook Steel Cut Oats from Trader Joe's)
  • Recommended water amount, per the oatmeal you are using (3/4 cup Water for Steel Cut Oats)
  • 3 Egg Whites (about 100g)
  • 1-2 tablespoons Peanut Butter, depending on your PB-obsession level (I use Nuts 'N More or Trader Joe's PB)
  • Sweetener, like 1/2 tablespoon Honey (about 10g) or 2-3 Stevia Packets (I use flavored Sweetleaf Sweet Drops)
  • Splash of Cashew or Almond Milk 
  • Cinnamon
  • Sea Salt (I use Pink Himalayan Salt) 

Cook Instructions:

  1. Cook oatmeal and water, according to the instructions for the type of oats you're using
  2. After cooked, put egg whites directly into your oatmeal
  3. Stir like CRAZY until egg whites and oats are combined. It takes about 20 seconds until the two are well mixed
  4. Microwave mixture for 30 seconds then re-stir mixture for 5-10 seconds
  5. Repeat step above another 2-3 times, depending on the strength of your microwave
  6. Add peanut butter, sweetener of choice, a few shakes of cinnamon, and the secret ingredient - Sea Salt (just a couple of shakes)! The Sea Salt helps bring out the peanut buttery taste perfectly - seriously, just try it
  7. Enjoy! 
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