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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

 

Directions:

  • 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.

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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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