Somehow, putting a smoothie in a bowl and topping it with fruit makes it so much more fun to eat — but, in reality, it’s still just a smoothie.
The same goes for oatmeal, which can be bland on its own. But when you make it into a creative, bowl-style breakfast, it transforms into a super fun breakfast option, like something you would get at a trendy restaurant.
She mixes in cocoa powder to make chocolate oatmeal, plus coconut oil and maple syrup for healthy sweetness. There are so many topping options, but she sticks to a classic peanut butter and banana combo, which sounds delicious with the chocolate oatmeal.
Watch this video to get the basics of the oatmeal bowl, and then experiment on your own.
As an extra bonus, she says she lost 40 pounds eating this for breakfast every day. It really does pay to have a good start to the day.