Hey guys!! ahh, it’s been too long! I’m so sorry I’ve neglected my poor website. I have been super busy with school and working on my own fitness. Anyways…because it’s beautiful fall now, I thought I’d celebrate my return with an awesome recipe inspired by the season! These oats are superrr creamy and rich & very filling! I ate double this serving size and was extremely full so I lowered it down to half the serving size which is still a lot! But they are so tasty, you will have no problem finishing the bowl!
Creamy Maple Pumpkin Pie Oats
Here’s the recipe:
-1/3 cup instant oatmeal
-dash of salt
-2/3 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
-1/4 cup canned pumpkin
-1/4 tsp vanilla extract
-1/2 tsp cinnamon (or to taste)
-pinch of ginger, nutmeg & allspice
-2 tsp Truvia (or more to taste)
-1/4 ounce of pecans (about 1.5-2 tbsp)
-1/5 tbsp PB & Co Mighty Maple Butter * (or sub, 1/2 tsp natural PB + 1/4 tsp maple extract or 2 tsp sugar-free or natural maple syrup )
Directions: Combine almond milk oats and salt in a medium sized microwavable bowl and microwave for 1:40-2:00min or until oats have reached your desired consistency(you want them a little runny since you will be adding pumpkin and PB). Next stir your pumpkin into the cooked oats, add your spices & sweetener, top with maple butter and pecans! Stir just before digging in. Enjoy your beautiful fall breakfast!
**Tip** These oats would also be great topped with apple slices or raisins & paired with a side of scrambled egg whites**
Nutrition Facts per serving: 200 calories, 11g fat, 20g carbs, 4g fibre, 6g protein
Bonus: 52% of daily vitamin A (%) & 32% of daily Calcium (%)
The long title is totally worth it when you find out how moist & delicious this bread is! It’s not dry or rubbery like some protein powder baked goods turn out. Topped with some Maple Butter…omg, this is to die for. I have nothing left to say other than…try it for yourself!
I didn’t create this recipe but I changed it slightly! The original can be found here :):
PB2 Banana Protein Bread
12 tbs (72g) PB2
1/4 c (26g) ground flax
1 scoop (28g) peanut butter protein powder (I used whey gourmet, chocolate PB)
2 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp baking soda
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2c (88g) plain greek yogurt
1-2 tsp truvia sweetener (or sweetener of choice, to taste)
1/4 c liquid egg whites
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
3 small ripe mashed bananas (about 300g without skin)
2 tbsp mini chocolate chips (30g)
Optional: Swirl in some melted pb on top of the loaf before baking!
Directions: Pre heat your oven to 350 degrees. Spray your loaf pan with non stick spray. In a bowl, mix your PB2, flax, protein powder, baking powder and cinnamon. In a separate bowl whisk together your wet ingredients. Combine Wet/dry ingredients then pour into your loaf pan. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Place in the oven and bake for about 40-45 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean and top is lightly browned. Remove from oven, let cool before cutting into 12 slices. Enjoy with any type of PB on top! I prefer PB & Co maple PB or Cinnamon Raisin Swirl. *Tastes even better the day after baking.*
Nutrition Facts Per Slice: 98 Calories, 3.2g fat, 12g carbs, 7.5g protein, 3g fibre
Dessert for dinner anyone? You can eat this Maple Pecan Quinoa any time of the day! It’s super filling, buttery and delicious… Continue reading “Maple Pecan Quinoa”
Please ignore the lack of pictures and quality! This morning turned out to be a mad rush to find a camera to take a picture of my oatmeal with. My good camera usually lasts for ever in battery life but of course it eventually has to run out and it chose today to do so! I also eat the oatmeal right after taking a picture so I’m obviously in a rush not to have cold oatmeal. This is why I ended up grabbing the easiest thing, my phone to take a picture. So although the picture is not very good, I guarantee you the oatmeal is! I was almost going to take a picture tomorrow just so I could make it again haha but I promised you all a new oatmeal recipe almost everyday! Anyways, onto the oatmeal. This recipe doesn’t actually contain “maple butter” per say but it does contain everything to make it taste just like maple butter! It is like eating a big melted oatmeal cookie! And who doesn’t love that for breakfast? Take me to the recipe!
Yes, you read that right. I dared to do the insane and put the words “healthy, chocolate & bacon” all in one sentence. Actually I put them all in one bowl of super awesome oatmeal. If you are just crazy enough to try this recipe, I guarantee you will be in for a great surprise. This oatmeal packs wonderful salty and sweet flavour and will leave you wanting more. Don’t be fooled by the ingredients, this oatmeal is actually surprisingly healthy too! Take me to the recipe!