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Cashew Butter in Oats
Oatmeal is a popular and nutritious breakfast option that is packed with fibre, protein, and complex carbohydrates. Cashew butter is a delicious and healthy nut butter that is rich in protein, healthy fats, and vitamins and minerals. Together, oatmeal and cashew butter make a power-packed breakfast that is both satisfying and nutritious.
Here are some of the reasons why cashew butter goes well with oatmeal:
- Creamy texture: Cashew butter has a creamy texture that adds richness and flavour to oatmeal. It also helps to soften the oats and make them more palatable.
- Nutritional value: Cashew butter is a good source of protein, healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals. It is also low in carbohydrates and calories.
- Versatility: Cashew butter is a versatile ingredient that can be used to create a variety of different oatmeal flavours and textures. For example, you can add cashew butter to plain oatmeal, or you can mix it with other ingredients, such as fruit, nuts, or spices.
Here are some tips for adding cashew butter to oatmeal:
- Start with 1-2 tablespoons of cashew butter per cup of cooked oatmeal. You can adjust the amount to taste.
- Stir the cashew butter into the oatmeal until it is well combined.
- If you want a sweeter oatmeal, you can add a drizzle of honey or maple syrup.
- You can also add other ingredients to your oatmeal, such as fruit, nuts, or spices.
Here is a recipe for cashew butter oatmeal:
- 3/4 cup oats
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1 scoop protein powder (optional)
- 1 banana (sliced)
- 1 tbsp chopped walnuts
- 1 tbsp 99th Monkey Salted Cashew Butter
- To a small pot, add oats and milk, and cook over stovetop on a medium heat until oats are soft
- Add protein powder to a shaker and mix with a SMALL amount of water/milk until a paste forms (make sure protein powder has dissolved)
- Pour the protein powder over the oats once they are cooked, mix until combined and place back over stove on a low heat, stirring consistently for 1 minute (it should be nice and creamy and not too runny or gluggy)
- Top with sliced banana, chopped walnuts and a big spoonful of cashew butter & enjoy
No matter how you choose to enjoy it, cashew butter is a delicious and nutritious addition to oatmeal. It adds creaminess, flavor, and nutritional value to this classic breakfast dish.