Serves 3, 1-cup servings. Each serving has only 113 calories, and 9 grams of protein, and it's packed with healthy fats (omega-3 fatty acids), so it keeps you full for a nice, long time.
Maple and Brown Sugar Oatmeal
You Will Need:
1 cups rolled oats, 166 calories, 6 g protein
1 tbsp wheat germ, 25 calories, 1 1/2 g protein
1 tbsp ground flax, 30 calories, 1 1/2 g protein
2 tbsp brown sugar, 104 calories
1 tbsp maple syrup, 13 calories
4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
2 cups water
In a small sauce pan over medium-low heat, combine water, rolled oats, wheat germ, ground flax and salt. Cook, stirring constantly, until oats are soft (about 5 minutes). Reduce heat to low and add cinnamon, brown sugar and maple syrup. Stir, cooking over low heat for another five minutes or until oatmeal has thickened. Serve hot and enjoy!
Note: For cinnamon raisin oatmeal at 114 calories a servings increase cinnamon to 1 tbsp and replace brown sugar and maple syrup with 1/2 cup raisins and 1 tbsp stevia sweetener. Cook as directed.