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Wellness / October 9, 2016

Recipe: Alix’s Oats

Written by: Alix Brossette

Nothing beats oatmeal for easy, low-maintenance nutrition. The stuff takes about as much prep-time as a drive-thru breakfast… and it’s considerably healthier.

This recipe is my go-to grab-and-go breakfast for busy work weeks or travel days. It’s also a lightweight, portable option for backpackers.


Nutrition info (per serving):

  • Calories: 480
  • Total fat: 22 grams
  • Total carbohydrates: 38 grams
  • Total protein: 37 grams


Ingredients (makes one serving):

  • 8oz unsweetened MALK Almond Milk OR 4oz light canned coconut milk + 4oz OR 8oz Water
  • ½ cup organic, raw, whole oats (preferably not instant)
  • 1 tbsp ground chia or flax seeds
  • Cinnamon, to taste
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder (you can make this vegan by using a plant-based protein powder like Vega. Or use a whey protein powder—my favorites are SFH, Tera’s OR Raw Revelations.)
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil OR 1 single serving packet coconut butter OR 1 single serving packet almond butter



  • Place all ingredients, even the coconut oil/coconut butter/almond butter, in a tupperware bowl.
  • Heat up your choice of milk and/or water in the microwave, on the stovetop or in a kettle over the fire.
  • Pour milk/water over the ingredients in the tupperware bowl. Cover and let sit for 5-10 minutes and eat.

These oats travel well, even after water is added. Mix everything together in the morning, and they’ll still be good at lunch time.

about the author

Alix Brossette

Alix is a coach and licensed nutritionist whose trademark crazy, curly hair creates the perfect vibe for who she is - lots of energy, depth and discipline, which when tamed is inspiring and when wound tight (like her curls) is her driving force.

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