F U E L E D F R I D A Y 🍵Oatmeal does not have to be boring. Our trail running friend Charity (@c_dubbs_run) has come up with the perfect oatmeal. She has found several ways to make it- dare we say- appealing and crave-worthy. 🙌🏼 Oats are a pretty dreamy whole grain for everyone, but especially for us runners. High in fiber and iron, and a good source of soluble fiber (linked to heart health), they are very easy to make at home or on the road. Link in bio for Charity's perfect oatmeal recipe. 🔖 . . . #fueledfriday#foodfriday#oatmeal#gf#vegan#foodisfuel#feedfeed#eattheworld#cookit#runinrabbit#borntorunfree
My favorite running clothes company rabbit is featuring my recipe for Perfect Oatmeal today, which my family makes almost every day. You can check it out here. (And read a great review of their gear here!)
There’s a second secret way to make perfect oatmeal, too. Have you ever heard of steel cut oats? Same grain as regular oatmeal, but instead of rolling the groat, its chopped into a few pieces. I personally much prefer the texture and stomach-filling properties of steel cut oats, but I don’t love the prep time involved. Who has 60 minutes to make oats in the morning? Exactly.
So here’s the trick. Just before you go to bed, heat up a pot of water. Once its boiling, add the steel cut oats and let cook at a rollin for 2 minutes. Turn it off, go to bed. And in the morning, give the pot a stir, heat up those oats, flavor to your liking, and eat.
Proportions per serving
1/4 cup steel cut oats
slightly less than 1 cup water