Oatmeal! One of my favorite foods. Not the easiest to reconcile in a low carb diet, no matter how hearth healthy it is. For some reason, for a time the balance of our existences hangs in that damn pie chart on our online food journals staying predominantly protein. Because all carbs. Are. EVIL!!! Right?
Wrong. And you all know that. If not, read this and then re-join us…we’ll wait…
Now then, back to oatmeal. Even though oatmeal is, by no stretch of the imagination, a bad food choice (especially when you make it from scratch), we can bump the protein up a good bit.
So without further adieu, here’s how you make protein oatmeal.
Awww sookie now! We’re getting to the good part. Now you SLOWLYadd your hot water to the oatmeal. I find adding the hot water to the room temperature water yields a better result than simply adding water and microwaving. But you are certainly welcome to try that if you wish. Let me know how that goes for you. 🙂 Now AFTER you add your hot waterand stir, you can do one of two things:
- You can cover your bowl with a plate and walk away for about three minutes.
- You can nuke it for a minute or so (and yes, nuking it at this point is ok).
Either way, what you should end up with looks like this:
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