Thursday, March 15, 2012

Super breakfast

I think I have achieved maximum deliciousness for a healthy breakfast.
I work out in the mornings, and after I need a breakfast I can transport with me in my backpack to work and eat easily and quickly at my desk. This is the perfect thing. I alternate this with mornings of cottage cheese and fruit or yogurt, granola and fruit and it keeps me full all morning. I'd probably have it every day, but the chia makes it very fibre rich, so having it everyday is a for me. Yeah, we'll leave it at that. :)
Plus it's super easy - here's all it is:
Mash up 1/2 a banana. Stir in 1/2 t pumpkin pie spice, 1/2 t cocoa, ~1t molasses and 1/2t stevia. Then mix in 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder, 1 3/4 T chia seeds, 1/2c uncooked oatmeal and 3/4c almond milk. Mix it up well and let it sit in the fridge overnight. In the morning it's all thick and delicious and ready to eat. Simple and healthy. You have no excuse not to have a good breakfast now. I love hot oatmeal, but it's not always an option. This is a very yummy substitute. :)

After my morning workout, this is a super nutritious, filling breakfast that tastes like pudding :) It's full of nutrients, protein, fibre and even iron and antioxidents. You can leave out the cocoa, molasses, sweetener and spice and just add some cinnamon and it's still yummy. The protein powder is optional too - I just find it helps my body rebuild itself after a workout. The version without cocoa was my original version, taken from the lovely Angela at Oh She Glows. This is Uber chia breakfast oats 2.0. There are endless variations. Add mushed pumpkin instead for pumpkin pie...or put some fresh fruit on top of the vanilla oats. It's all good.
I just had some for breaky.
Yum :)