Beginning your day on a healthy note is one thing that is a non-negotiable. It is kind of like making the bed, one small act can set a chain reaction for other positive things. Oatmeal is the ultimate comfort food, plus it is a great base that can be transformed with additions of other bits of goodness. Here, I upped the ante with nutritious chia seeds and bee pollen. To read about the benefits of these ingredients, click here.
Oatmeal with Kiwi, Chia Seeds & Bee Pollen
1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
1 1/4 cup water (or milk if preferred)
2 tablespoons chia seeds
1/2 tablespoon coconut oil
1/2 tablespoon honey (add more if you prefer sweeter oatmeal)
1/4 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon bee pollen
2 tablespoons slivered almonds (or another nut)
1 kiwi diced, or any type of fruit
Place oatmeal, chia seeds and water in a medium sauce pan over medium heat allow to come to a simmer. Add honey after mixture begins to thicken and cinnamon. Stir in coconut oil mixing until melted. Remove from heat. Place in bowl and add bee pollen, almonds and fruit.
*Makes one serving
Photography & Styling by Alison