Morning Oats Recipe

Ending 2015 on a family holiday in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, and I am loving the time for a ‘proper’ oats breakfast. I should not be working really, but with my trusty iPad, I could not keep from sharing this awesome morning oats recipe!

For the past four mornings, I have worked out, showered and prepared the following post workout oats. I think you may want to take note of this recipe! 

1. Add ½ cup oats to a saucepan. (I use gluten free oats). Then add 1 cup water to the saucepan and begin to heat through using a medium-high heat…

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Add half a cup of oats to a saucepan.

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Add water to oats.

2. Whilst the oats cook and absorb the water, prepare a bowl adding 1 sliced ripe banana, 2 tablespoons shelled hemp seeds, and ½ cup fresh blueberries (or as many as my wife left me in my case!)…

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Banana, shelled hemp, blueberries in a bowl.

3. Back to the oats and water, they should be absorbing the water by the time you prep your bowl. Add a small teaspoon coconut oil to the saucepan and stir in…

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Coconut oil to almost cooked oats.

4. Add the cooked oats to the bowl, mix together, then add almond milk, mix, and you’re on! Spoon at the ready and that’s breakfast!

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Add cooked oats, mix well, add almond milk.

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Job done – Good enough to eat!