The 21-Day Weight Loss Breakthrough Diet Oatmeal

This recipe for steel-cut oatmeal will be the morning treat you look forward to on the 21-Day Weight Loss Breakthrough Diet. It's tasty, healthy, and will help you start you day with energy.     

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup steel-cut oats
  • 3 cups 1% milk (or soy milk)
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 tsp coarse salt
  • 2 pinches nutmeg

Directions

1. Toast one cup steel-cut oats in a pot over medium heat, stirring, three to four minutes. Transfer to a plate and rinse pot.

 

2. Bring milk (or soy milk) to a boil over medium heat in same pot. Stir in oats, cinnamon stick, coarse salt, and nutmeg. Simmer on low, covered but stirring occasionally, until creamy, 25 minutes. Discard cinnamon.

 

3. Transfer three 1/2-cup portions to containers and keep chilled. Serve, or freeze leftovers for a future week. Enjoy!