Oatmeal raisin cookies are my absolute favorite, so, of course, I had to find a healthier way to eat cookies for breakfast, haha. This Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Breakfast Bowl recipe features 2 hidden ingredients with major health benefits. I snuck both quinoa and Vital Proteins collagen into this yummy breakfast.
QUNIOA: I added this into the carb mix because it’s actually a complete protein, quinoa contains all nine essential amino acids AND it has a ton of fiber which is very important for gut health
VITAL PROTEINS COLLAGEN: I mixed in 2 scoops of collagen into this too (it’s unflavored so you can’t taste it). There are so benefits of collagen- my favorite are for hair, skin and nails health, joints (super helpful because I’ve been doing more running and high intensity workouts) and it adds a good amount of protein to the meal!
If you’re interested in more on collagen, read THIS full post on why I use it
2 cups unsweetened plain or vanilla almond milk
1 cup water
3/4 cup oats
14 cup quinoa
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp organic maple syrup
2 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
3/4 tsp vanilla extract
2 scoops Vital Proteins collagen
1/4 cup raisins
1. In a medium pot, bring the milk, water, oats, quinoa and salt to a light boil over medium heat
2. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until quinoa is cooked through ~15 mins
3. Once the quina and oats are cooked, add the maple syrup, cinnamon, vanilla, collagen and raisins. Stir well
4. Divide between 2 bowls
*Recipe makes 2 servings
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