This oatmeal from Love and Zest is packed with more protein than your average bowl of oats—all thanks to egg whites! For an even bigger protein boost, top with chia seeds or sliced almonds.
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MyFitnessPal High-Protein Oatmeal
- ⅔ cup Old Fashioned Oats
- ⅓ cup Milk
- ⅓ cup Water
- 1 Banana, smashed
- ¼ teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
- pinch of Salt
- 6 tablespoons 100% Egg Whites
- 1 cup Blueberries
Bring oats, milk, water, and banana to boil, whisking consistently to prevent sticking. When oatmeal begins to thicken, stir in cinnamon and salt.Whisk in egg whites quickly to prevent scrambling. Stir to incorporate; remove from heat. Pour into bowls and top with blueberries.
Makes: 2 | Serving Size: 1/2 of recipe
Per serving: Calories: 240; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 3mg; Sodium: 167mg; Carbohydrate: 44g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 17g; Protein: 11g
Nutrition Bonus: Potassium: 404mg; Vitamin C: 34%; Iron: 50%
Kristina LaRue, RD, CSSD, LDN is a sports dietitian in Orlando, FL and co-author of the Flat Belly Cookbook for Dummies. She writes the food and nutrition blog, Love & Zest, where she shares recipes, life, and nutrition. Connect with her outside of the blog on Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram.
Photo courtesy of Kristina LaRue.
Original recipe can be found on Love & Zest.