Oatmeal love it or hate it?
Oatmeal, some love it some hate it. I used to be in the hate category but for some reason this year I’ve grown to love oatmeal even when it’s hot and summery. I have a few favorite combinations but today I want to share with you my creamy strawberry oatmeal recipe.
How not to make this oatmeal
This is NOT microwave oatmeal. I avoid using the microwave and choose to never cook with it. If microwaving is your thing, give it a go. Stop and stir frequently to prevent the oats from boiling over. Let me know how it turns out.
On the stovetop, it takes under 15 minutes to make depending on how much you want to make. If you double the recipe it would only add a
Oatmeal doesn’t keep me full
I hear ya! I used to struggle with oats not keeping me full for long enough periods. However, if I add fat to my oatmeal I find it keeps me full for longer.
If you’re having that same struggle, try adding fat in the form of coconut cream or a nut/seed butter of your choice. Also, eat a decent portion of oatmeal. A fruit snack for 2-4 hours after
In a world of GMO and pesticides
We are living in a time where
As for berries, these fall under the dirty dozen which means that they get heavily sprayed with pesticides. If you are going to consume berries, I highly suggest buying organic berries.
If your goal is to eat a healthy and clean diet, avoiding the dirty dozen and buying these organic is a good principle to buy according to.
This strawberry oatmeal is:
- Super tasty
- So creamy
- Easy to prepare
- Budget-friendly breakfast
- High in vitamin C, calcium and iron
- 8g protein per serving
Creamy Strawberry Oatmeal
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1 cup almond or plant milk
- 2 tbsp maple syrup or sweetener of choice
- 1 tbsp almond butter
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 5 strawberries
- 1 tbsp chia seeds or flax or hemp seeds
- 2 strawberries
- 3 tbsp walnuts or nut of choice
- Cut strawberries into slices.
- Keep toppings seperately for the end.
- Place all oatmeal ingredients in a pot on the stove. Including the strawberries.
- Add 1/2 cup hot water.
- On medium heat, bring to the boil and reduce heat to low.
- Stir every 2-3 minutes
- Once oatmeal has thickened up, remove from heat, add toppings and serve immediately.
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Until next time, happy cooking