Fitness Crazed Foodie
Lover of all things food and fitness related
I love being in a routine, but I also get bored very easily. This translates directly to how my eating habits are- it's easy and healthier to stick to a routine, but my palate craves diversity with food. For example, basically every weekday morning the past 5 months I have had oatmeal, fruit and peanut butter for breakfast. I go to bed excited that I get to have this delicious, peanut-buttery breakfast that keeps me full for hours. But, every once in a while I feel the need to switch it up juuuust a little bit.
This Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal hits the spot in more ways than one. It is decadent and filling, yet healthy and packed with superfoods and each macronutrient. It is simple to make and has 4-6 servings (depending how hungry you are in the morning), so it can last you all week! Just bake on Sunday, and add whatever toppings you are feeling that day.
2 cups oats
1/2 cup water
1.5 cups unsweetened almond milk
1 scoop Rootz Nutrition Paleo Protein-Superfood powder
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2 tbsp flax seed
1/3 cup sugar free maple syrup
1 tsp baking powder
1 mashed banana
Pinch of sea salt
Preheat oven to 375. Mix all ingredients in a big bowl and transfer to a pie baking pan. Bake for 30-35 minutes, until a knife can come out clean. Let it sit for 10 mins and drizzle with any toppings you want. For my everyday breakfast, I top with 1 tbsp of peanut butter and 1 tbsp of chia seeds. If I'm feeling my sweet tooth coming on strong, I'll top with a 1 tbsp of mini chocolate chips too :)
When re-heating throughout the week, I put a slice in a bowl and add 1/4 cup of unsweetened almond milk to re-moisten the oats. Heat for 1 min 15 seconds and top with whatever you want! Other great options to top it with are:
1/2 cup blueberries
1/2 sliced banana
1 tbsp sliced unsalted almonds
1 tbsp honey or maple syrup
1 tbsp unsweetened coconut
Let me know if you have other great toppings you enjoy on your oatmeal! Enjoy!!!
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