Breakfast is one of my favorite meals and when I went Paleo oatmeal was the one food that I really missed. Bread was not really that big of deal, I already didn’t eat much of that because I knew it was fattening. Oatmeal is so warm and comforting but this version I think will please. I like to add a little more protein to help this stick with me until lunch. I added some resistant starch which has been very helpful for my gut health because it feeds good bacteria. Make sure not to heat the plantain or potato starch too much or it will change the structure and not be as effective.
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Easy Breakfast Recipe: Paleo Oatmeal Gluten Free
Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 10 minutes
1 cup water
1/4 cup sunflower seeds, plus more for topping
1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut, plus more for topping
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1 to 2 tablespoons collagen gelatin
1 to 2 tablespoons vanilla grass fed whey protein (get one of my favorite brands here)
Add the water, sunflower seeds, and coconut in the blender and pulse until smooth. Place a skillet on the stove over medium heat and add the coconut mixture. Add the flax, cinnamon, salt, sweetener and gelatin or whey if using. Stir with a whisk until smooth and it will start to thicken after about 5 minutes. Then remove the mixture from heat and add in one of the optional ingredients and mix until smooth. If it looks too thick add a few more tablespoons of warm water and stir. Adjust salt and sweetener to taste, transfer to a bowl and top with shredded coconut or sunflower seeds, if desired.
Nutrition Info: Protein: 7.5 g* , Total Fat : 16 g, Total Carbs: 17.4 g, Net Carbs:10 g, Fiber: 7.4 g (nutrition facts based on 2 servings)
*protein calculated without the optional ingredients