Oatmeal Meal Replacement Protein Shake

This is a homemade meal replacement protein shake that contains all the nutrition of a hearty bowl of oatmeal. It’s got complex carbs, protein, and a little good fat to extend its contribution to your energy stores. If you expect the rest of the day to be hectic, why not double it up and take half of the shake to work to ensure you don’t skip a meal just because you’ll be stuck in a meeting.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry measure oatmeal, cooked in water and cooled
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein
  • 3 dashes cinnamon
  • 1/8 c sugar free maple syrup or equivalent amount brown sugar replacement
  • 1 tbsp chopped almonds (or flaxseed oil or natural peanut butter)
  • 12 oz. water or low-fat milk

Directions

Combine all ingredients into a blender, and blend until desired consistency.

Nutritional Information

535 Calories — 60g Protein — 40g Carbohydrates — 15g Fat

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