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How to Make Your Oatmeal Less Boring

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Tired of oatmeal? Opt for steel cut oats over pre-packaged options, and then add some flavorful spices, protein, and healthy fats to your morning bowl. Here’s how:

  1. Add protein. Try mixing in a ½ cup of yogurt, 1-2 tablespoons of ground flaxseed, or a ¼ cup of nuts (walnuts, pecans, almonds) for some added protein and healthy fat.
  2. Color your bowl. Create a more colorful oatmeal by mixing in fresh berries, a banana, dried cranberries, or sliced peaches.
  3. Spice it up. For more delicious flavor, add in cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, cardamom, honey, molasses, maple syrup, or agave nectar. But go easy on the sweet stuff.

About The Author

Amanda Carlson-Phillips – Amanda Carlson-Phillips is the vice president of nutrition and research at EXOS. As a registered dietitian, she has provided educational seminars and individual counseling to a variety of professional and elite sports organizations.

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