Today was pretty busy, I haven’t had a chance to look up any new recipes for oatmeal, but I promise I will post some this week!
The overnight oatmeal was decent. I’m a fan of sweet oatmeal. I wish I had a little bit of sugar or fruit to go in it. I completely forgot about cinnamon! How could I forget about cinnamon? I’m going to try that tomorrow. I think it will go really well with the vanilla flavor.
Here is a picture of my breakfast this morning:
I try to drink a big glass of tea in the morning. Today it was English Breakfast. I added a little bit of unsweetened vanilla almond milk to the oatmeal. I think it helped.
This is DELICIOUS!! I think I like it better with the quinoa than I do the rice. I didn’t add a full 1 1/2 cups of water to the pot because of all the other liquid from the cans of beans and stewed tomatoes. It turned out perfectly fluffy.
Here’s a close up of the quinoa. My camera was giving me so many problems with trying to focus. I really need to get a DSLR sometime soon. I think it’s funny how rice is so dense and think but quinoa is so delicate. It’s light and dainty but it fills you up quickly. I was wolfing this down at lunch but couldn’t finish it all because I got full really fast.
The worst thing about oatmeal is that it doesn’t fill you up for that long. I tried to add more fiber rich food to it, but like clockwork, nearly 3 hours later I was hungry again. The only thing that keeps me satisfied all morning long is a breakfast sandwich.
I need to experiment more with snacks in the morning. It’s difficult because of my work schedule. I get to work at 7. There is a staff meeting around 9:30 every morning, then I’m usually so hungry I do some work for a bit then go to lunch at 11. Or grab a handful of nuts, suck it up for an hour to work out and then eat. It’s not very efficient. Any suggestions are welcome.
I promise! Sometime this week I’ll find some recipes for oatmeal. Maybe I’ll try out the egg with oatmeal. It could be mind-blowing.