You may think fibre just keeps you regular, but this dietary necessity can also help prevent chronic illness.
Healthy gut bacteria is pivotal to dropping a dress size. A study in the BMA journal Gut showed fiber-rich foods (like oatmeal) encourage short chain fatty acids (SCFAs), which metabolize fat while slashing your chances of diabetes, cardiovascular problems and other inflammatory diseases.
Two of the best ways to recruit these acids? Apple sauce and cinnamon…
Take your oatmeal game to the next level with this high-protein, oven-baked apple pie.
Calories 1172 | Carb 150g | Fat 28g | Fibre 22g | Protein 80g
• 4 cooking apples
• 2 large whole eggs
• 8oz unsweetened apple sauce
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• ½ tsp ground cinnamon
• 1½ cups rolled oats
• 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
• 8oz unsweetened almond milk
• 2 tbsps brown sugar substitute
• ¾ tsp baking powder
• ¼ tsp salt
What to do
Step 1: Chop your apples.
Step 2: Lightly toss your apple mix around until your pieces are coated.
Step 3: Combine your filling ingredients together in a bowl and mix until smooth.
Step 4: Add your apple mix into
the bottom of a baking dish, then pour your filling on top.
Step 5: Bake at 375F/190C for around 40 minutes.
For more recipes, sign up for the TRAIN for HER newsletter.