½ Cup Organic Steel Cut Oats
4 Medjool Dates
Optional: Nuts, Raisins & Other Dried Fruit
- Boil 1.5 cups of water for the oats.
- Cook oats for 10 minutes.
- Chop up banana and medjool dates (after you’ve pitted them.) Add to the cooking oatmeal.
- Allow to cook for 3-5 more minutes. Stir the oatmeal during this time.
- Mix and allow to cool for a few minutes.
- Optional: Add raisins (for a real oatmeal raisin cookie taste) as well as nuts and other dried fruit that you enjoy.
Enjoy this recipe if you are having an extra hard workout today… or treat yourself to this as a dessert. You don’t have to feel guilty, every ingredient is nutritious.
Lyuda is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Nutrition Specialist. Before founding Mission Lean, she worked as a Wilhelmina model in New York and Miami. She also appeared on Cycle 9 of America’s Next Top Model. After experiencing first hand the unhealthy habits that models develop in order to meet the size expectations of the fashion industry, Lyuda was inspired to develop a cutting-edge nutrition and fitness program. Her goal is to assist others reach a lean, slender physique through bulletproof routines that are healthy and sustainable.