Savory Oatmeal

Savory Oatmeal

Today’s nasty, cold & rainy weather made this afternoon the perfect day to give my very first Savory vs. Sweet Oatmeal a go. I’ve been wanting to whip up a savory oatmeal for quite a while, but every time I throw those oats in a pot on the stove, they always turn into something sweet — apples, bananas, goji berries, cinnamon, maple syrup, almond butter – all sweet, never savory. So, today was the day. And. Mmm!! I will be coming up with more savory combinations, for sure!  I enjoyed every. last. bite. of this delicious bowl of oats – super satisfying.
This was THE perfect post boxing recovery meal — complex carbs from the oats, something green, 2 egg whites for your protein + topped it off with some toasted pine nuts for a little healthy fat…perfection in a bowl. I love me some brekkie anytime of day — throw this together for a super healthy breakfast, lunch or dindin. Noms.

Eat Up! xx

LS

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Savory Oatmeal Ingredients

– 1/4 Cup Organic, Thick Rolled Oats – 1.5 (about) Cups Water – 1/4 Onion, chopped – 3 White Mushrooms,  chopped – Large Handful, Organic Spinach – 2 tspn Sun Dried Tomatoes – 2 Egg Whites – Pine Nuts (just sprinkle ’em in there) – Cayenne Pepper (optional – I love my food with a little kick…and so does my metabolism) 😉

Nothing fancy here & definitely not a “recipe” you need to follow — add more/add less.  Hope this both inspires and shows you how simple is to eat clean & healthy. Just get in that kitchen, have fun and throw together ingredients that you like & enjoy!

Snapped a few photos along the way to show you guys how simple this is to throw together.

Spinach, Onion, Mushrooms -Savory Oatmeal Ingredients -

Onions + Mushrooms - Savory Oatmeal

Spinach, Onions & Mushrooms - Savory Oats

Egg Whites - Savory Oatmeal Ingredients

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