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Kick Your Morning Oats Up a Notch

Oatmeal is not only great tasting but great for you. Oats contain both soluble and insoluble fiber and protein. They also provide important minerals. Nutrient-rich oatmeal contains thiamin, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, manganese, selenium, and iron. They are also naturally gluten-free. They have also been known to help people control their weight by helping you feel full because they are full of whole grains. My favorite thing about oatmeal is you can make what you want of them. You can pack them with more protein and vitamins by adding ingredients to them and have a variety of flavors, so you don’t get bored. Below are a few great flavor combinations to try. This isn’t your grandma’s oatmeal.

Cashew Butter, Banana and Unsweetened Coconut Flakes with Organic Honey
Instead of water, cook your oatmeal with cashew milk. It adds fiber and protein while giving it a creamy texture. Add a splash of vanilla extract too. Next, add these great ingredients below for a hearty breakfast full of great flavor.
• 2 tablespoons cashew butter
• 1 tablespoon raw organic Honey
• 1 medium-sized banana sliced
• ¼ cup unsweetened organic coconut flakes

Almond Butter, Raspberry and Chia Seed
Instead of water, cook your oatmeal with almond milk (vanilla, unsweetened). Almond milk is low carb and full of flavor. Then add the ingredients below for a sweet and savory breakfast.
• ¼ cup unsalted, slivered almonds
• ½ cup of fresh raspberries
• 2 tablespoons chia seeds
• ¼ cup almond butter

Mango, Banana, and honey
Instead of water make your oatmeal with coconut milk. Low carb and low sugar but gives it a slightly sweet taste with a creamy texture. Then add the ingredients below for an oatmeal island treat.
• ¼ cup mangoes, diced
• ½ banana, sliced
• 2 tablespoons organic honey
• 2 tablespoons organic, unsweetened coconut flakes