Breakfast is the most important meal of the day – and one of the best things you can eat for breakfast is oatmeal.
Packed with plenty of fiber, it helps with heart health, it helps with longevity – but there’s not much too it so you may find yourself hungrier faster shortly after eating. So, there’s something you can easily do to make it even better for you!
Just add some peanut butter – that’s it! It’s got protein, it’s got good fats, and it’ll help get you to lunch. That’s because it takes fats longer to digest, so you’ll feel fuller. And even though there are some natural proteins in the oats, it’s minimal – and you really want to try for 20 to 30 grams of protein per meal anyway – so a tablespoon or two of peanut butter will go a long way.
And while the recipe may call for water to mix the oatmeal, milk will also give you added fat and protein.
And if you’re not a peanut butter fan, try almond butter – or seeds, protein powder, yogurt – even bacon and a fried egg!
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