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Raw Oats, Hmmm.

Kath of Kath Eats Real Food has inspired me to try Raw Oatmeal for breakfast. I have soaked my oats overnight in the refrigerator and now I am going to dig in.

Here are the oats just out of the fridge.
I’ll be the first to admit not very appetizing.
Raw Oats 1
After a quick stir things were looking better.
Raw Oats 2
The flavor is great! They are rich and creamy with a wonderful cinnamon-banana flavor. The mixture is very thick and rich. I have a feeling that this meal will stay with me for a long time. It is 7:20 now lets see how long I can go before my snack. I‘ll keep you updated.

Update: I was satisfied till lunch!!! I am usually hungry at 9am on the dot and then again at 11:30am. I was fine all morning and at noon I was ready for lunch but not ravenous. I am amazed.

I read a suggestion to nuke the oats for 30 seconds in the morning to take the chill out. I liked it cold though. Don’t be scared just give it a try.

I think next time I will do ¼ cup of each and stick with ½ a banana to lower the points so I can afford some toppings. I’ll try again tonight and see what happens tomorrow.

My Recipe for Raw Oats, Take One

Serves 1
5 Points/Serving

½ cup rolled oats
½ cup Soy Slender Vanilla Soy Milk
½ cup Fage fat-free Greek yogurt
½ small banana, sliced
1 dash ground cinnamon

  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl, mix to combine, and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Stir and enjoy.
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