Trailhead Oatmeal

I’m a breakfast gal. It’s one meal I cannot do without – if I haven’t had breakfast yet, my day has not started. This is an easy prep-ahead quick breakfast meal I used for our 7 day West Coast Trail trek, but works great for any work day as well.

 Variety Trailhead Make Ahead Oatmeal Packs

Makes 8  (1/2 cup) servings.
Preparation Time: 5 minutes.
Cook Time: 3 minutes.

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Ingredients

  • 4 cups Quick Oats, Dry
  • 1 cup Chia Seeds
  • 4 Tbsp Flax Seeds, Ground
  • 1 cup Dry Skim Milk Powder

Method

  1. Measure and mix all ingredients into a large bowl.
  2. Portion out 1/2 cup servings into sealed container or Ziploc bag.
  3. Add flavouring as preferred (see below).
  4. When ready to use, bring 3/4 to 1 cup water to a boil and pour into oatmeal mix. Let sit for 2 minutes covered.

Flavours

Add to 1 (1/2 cup) serving

Apple Cinnamon:

  • 2 Tbsp Apple Rings, Cut Up
  • 1 Tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp Raisins
  • 1/2 Tsp Maple Sugar
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Mocha:

  • 1 Tbsp Cocoa Powder
  • 2 Tsp Instant Coffee
  • 1/2 Tsp Maple Sugar
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Blueberry:

  • 2 Tbsp blueberry, dried
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Cranberry Almond:

  • 2 Tbsp cranberry, dried
  • 2 Tbsp almond, slices
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Banana Nut:

  • 2 Tbsp Banana Chips, Pieces
  • 1 Tbsp Cocoa Powder
  • 2 Tbsp Walnuts, Pieces
  • 1/2 tsp Maple SugarIMG_6684

Sesame Goji:

  • 2 Tbsp Sesame Powder
  • 2 Tbsp Goji Berry
  • 1/2 Tsp Maple Sugar IMG_6685

Coconut:

  • 2 Tbsp Coconut, Dried, Shredded
  • 1 Tbsp Pumpkin Seed
  • 1/2 Tsp Maple Sugar IMG_6672

Chocolate Coconut:

  • 2 Tbsp Coconut, Shredded
  • 1 Tbsp Chocolate Chips
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Nutritional Facts

Serving: 1/2 cup
Calories: 357 kcal
Fat: 12.4 g
Carbohydrates: 48.7 g
Fiber: 14.1 g
(Net Carbohydrate: 48.7-14.1 = 34.6 g)
Protein: 14 g

A Source of:

  • Dietary Fiber
  • Protein
  • Carbohydrate

 

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