Pistachio Cranberry Protein Oatmeal

I originally discovered this wonderful soul when I was looking for cottage cheese recipes (I wanted to find some way to eat it where I wouldn’t hate it). This tasted kinda like the oatmeal version of thin mints! :]

Pistachio Cranberry Protein Oatmeal
Nutritional Info: 527 cal, 11g fat (1g sat’d), 68g CHO’s, 39g protein, 22g sugar, 808mg sodium.

Ingredients:
-1/2 cup rolled oats
-1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
-2/3 cup water
-1 1/2 servings instant sugar free fat free pistachio jello
-1 scoop chocolate protein powder
-1/2 tsp peppermint extract (careful with this one! it’s pretty strong!)
-2 tbsp cocoa powder
-15 pistachio nuts (15g)
-1/8 cup (20g) dried cranberries

Instructions:
1) Add oatmeal, almond milk + water into a microwave-safe bowl and microwave for ~2 minutes.
2) Add in the rest of the ingredients while the oatmeal is still hot. :]

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About Farrah

A frugal, selectively antisocial Family Medicine resident physician with too many interests. Loves...God, family, friends, volunteering and helping others, making others happy, music (especially piano and singing), Tahitian/hula/salsa/pole dancing, aerial silks, learning, writing, cooking, eating, sleeping, lifting weights, playing SNES and DS, photography, editing, window-shopping, gymnastics, kickboxing, BJJ, finding great deals, pyrography, horseback riding, archery, frolicking in the great outdoors...making every moment count.

Posted on October 12, 2013, in Food and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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