Well, this was a happy accident. After 10 days off my macros and coming home to an empty fridge, I probably should have gotten back on track today, but I decided to just get after it the morning we left because, why not??? I’m a go getter and I have goals. I had my fun on vacation and was ready to get back to a normal eating routine, so why wait another day? But I didn’t have time to go to the store so I had to make do with whatever we had in the pantry and any leftover vacation food we brought home with us…which was basically nothing haha.
We went out to dinner at our favorite Mexican restaurant and I had my standard lettuce wrapped chicken tacos. I had a few chips, but by the time dinner was over I realized I still had to hit my carb and protein macros despite already having planned my night-time treat. I basically had no fat to work with, so I came up with this little snack. I seriously would eat a giant bowl of this for breakfast, a snack or even dessert. Took about 5 minutes to make and it was gone in less time than that. My portion was small but you can adjust the ingredient amounts based on your needs/macros. You can also sub any of the ingredients to suit your tastes and/or preferences. This recipe is based on my macro needs for the night, but it could easily be full or low-fat yogurt of any kind. You could also omit the brown sugar and use coconut palm sugar or honey as well. Check it…
For those on a flexible eating program, the macros for one serving are: 209 Calories – 33C / 1F/ 19P
Oatmeal Apple Pie Yogurt
Nonfat Greek Yogurt – 170g
Splash of a Vanilla Extract
Raw Rolled Oats – 20g
Light Brown Sugar (can sub Coconut Palm Sugar) – 8g
Fuji Apple (any type apple will work) – 45g
Water – 1 Tbsp
Scoop Greek yogurt into a small serving bowl and add vanilla extract to taste. Combine and set aside. Chop Fuji apple (or apple of choice) into small pieces and place over yogurt. In a small mixing bowl, combine raw oats, brown sugar and water and mix. Microwave the mixture for 20 seconds. Stir again after to make sure everything is combined. Spoon oatmeal topping over yogurt and apples.
Stupid easy but so tasty 🙂