Green Protein Powder Oatmeal Bowl

Recipe posted in: Breakfasts, Flex Meals & Snacks, Main Courses
Green Protein Powder Oatmeal Bowl topped with banana slices, raspberries and walnuts

Top of the morning to you! Start your St. Paddy’s Day the healthy way with this festive Green Protein Powder Oatmeal Bowl that’s packed with nutrition. Sneak in some veggies and a healthy dose of protein with a warm and wholesome bowl of oats that will keep you satisfied all morning long!

Fiber-rich spinach and antioxidant powerhouse matcha come together to create the beautiful emerald hue of this hearty morning meal. Combined with sweet bananas, creamy almond milk and vanilla protein powder, it’s a delicious and nutritious breakfast that tastes like dessert in a bowl!

How to Make Protein Powder Oatmeal

To make it, get started by blending together two cups of spinach with one banana, one teaspoon of matcha powder and two cups of unsweetened almond milk. Pour the mixture into a pot over medium heat, then add in one cup of dry rolled oats. Cook the lean, green oatmeal until the oats are soft, making sure to stir frequently.

About two minutes before the oats are done cooking, stir in two scoops of vanilla protein powder. We love Nutrisystem’s Sweet Vanilla Protein Shake Mix! Finally, divide the finished oatmeal among two bowls and top each bowl with sliced bananas, fresh raspberries, hemp seeds and walnuts.

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Healthy Hacks

Green Protein Powder Oatmeal Bowl topped with banana slices, raspberries and walnutsThis recipe makes four servings. Each serving contains 217 calories and just over nine grams of protein! If you’re on Nutrisystem, you can log a serving of this Green Protein Powder Oatmeal Bowl as one and a half SmartCarbs, one PowerFuel and one Extra in your NuMi app journal.

There are so many ways to customize this easy breakfast. You could easily swap in kale for the spinach or pineapple for the bananas! Matcha could be exchanged for a different superfood powder, such as spirulina or even beet powder (if you don’t care about keeping the green color!).

The toppings can also be adjusted based on your preferences. Use strawberries or blueberries instead of raspberries, or fresh mango instead of the sliced bananas. Walnuts can be substituted with pecans, cashews or almonds. You can even add other Extras, like coconut flakes, chia seeds or a drizzle of honey. Get creative and make a custom breakfast bowl that you love!

Even More Easy Oatmeal Ideas

Oats are a satisfying and fiber-filled way to start your busy mornings. Whip up one of these other healthy oatmeal recipes that fit into your weight loss plan:

If you don’t have time for cooking oatmeal from scratch, we can help with that too! Stock up on easy-to-prep, perfectly portioned packets of oatmeal from Nutrisystem, including delicious flavors like Maple Brown Sugar and Apple Walnut. Learn more about Nutrisystem’s meal delivery service here! >

Calories per Serving: 217

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 ½ SmartCarb, 1 PowerFuel and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • Green Protein Oatmeal
  • 2 cups spinach leaves
  • 1 banana
  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 scoops Nutrisystem® Vanilla Protein Shake Mix
  • 1 cup dry rolled oats
  • 1 tsp. matcha powder
  • Toppings
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • ¼ cup raspberries
  • 2 tsp. hemp seeds
  • ¼ cup walnuts

Directions:

  1. In a blender, combine spinach, 1 banana, matcha powder and milk.
  2. Pour mixture into a pot and set to medium heat. Add in the oats and cook until the oats are soft, stirring frequently.
  3. Two minutes before the oats are done, stir in the protein powder.
  4. Divide into 4 bowls and top equally with the toppings.
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