I love oatmeal and all it’s gooey high fiber yumminess. Unfortunately high protein oatmeal is not..sigh.. and the carb count can really add up when you add fruit, and sugar (or my Canadian favorite – maple syrup). I refuse to give up fruit, but I am happy to sub the sugar for stevia, and add a big dollop of greek yogurt and a sprinkle of nuts for protein. So add this to your list of high protein breakfast foods ideas folks! In the future I want to try putting some protein powder in the mix, but for now here it is, quick and simple – my high protein oatmeal recipe. I put guava, blackberries, and pecans on mine, but you can put whatever fruits and nuts make you happy :)
- ⅓ cup large flake oats
- 150 mls 2% milk
- 1 Packet Stevia Balance
- 125 mls (1/2 cup) 0% plain greek yogurt
- 10 g (about 1 Tbsp) pecan pieces
- 1 small guava sliced
- 1 small handful of blackberries
- You probably know how to make oatmeal ;) – Heat milk and oatmeal until it’s a nice consistency.
- Mix in stevia, then top with greek yogurt and the rest.
- A high protein oatmeal recipe, done like dinner. Or, well, breakfast.
And here’s a screenshot I took on my phone of the macronutrient breakdown of this recipe. This is where I got the idea to post the calorie breakdown for you guys in all my recipes, and I used it to calculate the nutritional info for this high protein oatmeal recipe, and all my recipes in fact. What a great feature, and a great app! If you don’t know myfitnesspal yet, check them out (www.myfitnesspal.com or in your phone’s app store). I’ve been using their app since 2012 to track my nutrition and exercise. I highly recommend!
377 calories 129 mg sodium
25 g protein 298 mg potassium
44 g carbs 14% vitamin A
13 g fat 216% vitamin C
9 g fiber 34% calcium
17 g sugar 11% iron