Breakfast protein 'zoats'
What on earth are 'zoats' you ask? The name sounds pretty fancy but it is literally just the idea of incorporating zucchini into your porridge to make it more nutrient dense. I know, it sounds horrific but I promise you won't notice it is there! While the zucchini may give your breakfast a bit of a green tint, don’t let that put you off—eating zoats, is an easy way to add veggies to your breakfast bowl—somewhere it’s rarely found. Be brave! Give it a go, and relish in the new way to get more veggies into your life.
- 1/2 cup oats
- 1 cup grated courgette
- 1 cup milk or water (I use almond milk)
- 1 serving protein powder
- 1tsp cinnamon
- Simply place the oats, grated courgette in a small pan with the water or your chosen milk. Stir in the protein powder and cinnamon.
- Bring to a high heat then simmer for about 5 minutes, until the oats and courgette have softened and absorbed most of the liquid.
- Remove from the heat, leave to cool for a few minutes. Serve in a large bowl and sprinkle over your chosen topping: I usually go for shredded coconut, berries and chia seeds