Apple Pie Oatmeal September 28, 2017 13:34 2 Comments
We combined Complete Whey Protein with nutritious spices, organic apples and high fiber steel cut oats for a delicious heart healthy and extremely filling breakfast that tastes just like an apple pie!
Apple Pie Oatmeal
This is a "NO COOK" Recipe! This recipe made 4 servings.
Blend and chill all ingredients:
4 Organic Apples cored (Blend 3, use the 4th for garnish. We used tiny heart shaped cookie cutters for the garnish shapes!)
1 tsp. of Ceylon Cinnamon + Sprinkle on top before serving!
1 tsp. of ground ginger
1 tsp. of ground nutmeg
1 tsp. of ground clove or allspice
1 tsp. of ground turmeric
1/2 tsp. of Himalayan Sea Salt
1 cup of pitted Medjool dates (around 8-10 dates)
1/2 cup of Coconut Oil
1/2 cup of Complete Whey Protein in the Creamy Vanilla Flavor (about 2 scoops full)
1 cup of Steel Cut Oats ( we used Trader Joe's Quick Cook Steel Cut Oats)
1 cup of Almond Meal
*Substitute Complete Pea Protein for a completely vegan recipe!
*Substitute Complete Paleo Protein for a paleo version of this recipe!
Health Benefits of this recipe:
Steel Cut Oats are extremely high in fiber. Oats contain both soluble and insoluble fiber which means the soluble fiber helps us eliminate waste and the insoluble fiber helps us digest slowly which makes us feel full and satiated longer.
One key component in oats is a nutrient called Beta-Glucan which lowers cholesterol levels, boosts heart health and builds your body's immunity!
We are constantly consuming toxins, whether it is from drinks or food, and your liver is responsible for clearing these toxins out of your body. One of the best and easiest waist help detoxify your liver is a diet rich in fruits like apples.
Many health problems are associated with being overweight, among them heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and sleep apnea. To manage your weight and improve your overall health, doctors recommend a diet rich in fiber. Foods high in fiber will fill you up without costing you too many calories. This recipe is an excellent example of a meal that is extremely high in fiber and will keep you from feeling hunger for hours.
In addition to the high fiber content of apples, they also contain Quercetin- a flavonoid antioxidant which keeps your heart healthy, reduces high blood pressure and helps prevent cancers.
Spices such as ginger and turmeric are both packed full of vitamins and minerals which help with digestion and are anti-inflammatory foods which help combat most every disease known to man.
Coconut oil contains fatty acids which help boost brain function, contains Lauric acid which is highly anti-microbial, and can help you lose weight by reducing abdominal fat.
Medjool dates are an excellent source of energy and our loaded with fiber, vitamins and minerals such as Potassium, Magnesium, B-6 vitamins and copper. All of these nutrients help with regulation of blood pressure and a healthy nervous system!
Complete Whey Protein is quite simply the best, no-compromise, whey protein on the market. It is a great protein formula for muscle building and strength, workout recovery, weight loss, improved energy, healthy digestion and immune boosting.
We hope you enjoy this delicious recipe! Eat Healthy, friends!