Carrot Cake Oatmeal with a Protein Boost

Carrot Cake Oatmeal with a Protein Boost2018-01-16T20:10:17+00:00

Project Description

Makes 1 servingcarrot-cake-oatmeal-with-protein


  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats (steel cut oats work fine too)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or your choice milk)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 large carrot, shredded (about 1/2 cup) sometimes I even buy the baby food pouches of carrots. Works great! They have all kinds that mix great into oatmeal and shakes.
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • 2 dashes cinnamon
  • 2-3 drops vanilla extract
  • Drizzle of agave nectar or a few dates to add a bit of natural sweetness
  • 1 scoop Growing Naturals Vanilla Blast Pea Protein powder (amps up the tastiness and nutrition about 75%!)

Approximately: 22g protein/ 25g sugar/ 54g carb/ 5g fat/ 8g fiber/ 367 calories


  1. Place the oats, milk, and water in a small pot and heat over medium until simmering. Turn down heat to low and cook for 3 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, shred the carrot.
  3. After the oats have simmered for 3 minutes, add the shredded carrot, raisins, and cinnamon to the pan. Cook for another 3 minutes.
  4. Cook to desired consistency then turn off heat and add the vanilla extract, protein powder and sweetener.
  5. Transfer to a bowl, and top with your favorites if you like… , 1 TBSP nut butter,hemp seed hearts, flaxmeal, chia seeds raw almonds or walnuts are all nice options

Recipe courtesy of Kelly Itsell of FitnessYouCanLiveWith

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