Last updated on June 26, 2023
You’re absolutely right that traditional oatmeal is off-limits in a Ketogenic lifestyle due to its high carb content. But don’t worry, because I have an easy alternative for you that will give you a similar texture and flavor experience. Introducing Keto Oatmeal!
Instead of using oats, this recipe utilizes a combination of chia seeds, coconut flour, and hemp seeds as the main ingredients. These ingredients are not only low in carbs, but also rich in fiber and protein, making them perfect for a Ketogenic diet. They provide the desired texture and nutritional benefits you would typically get from traditional oats.
The best part about this recipe is that there’s no cooking required, and you can have a delicious bowl of Keto Oatmeal ready in just 5 minutes. Simply mix the chia seeds, coconut flour, and hemp seeds with your choice of liquid, such as almond milk or coconut milk, and let it sit for a few minutes to allow the chia seeds to absorb the liquid and create a creamy consistency.
This simple recipe is a perfect choice for a Ketogenic breakfast, offering a satisfying and nutritious start to your day. You can also personalize your Keto Oatmeal by adding your favorite low-carb toppings, such as sliced almonds, berries, or a sprinkle of cinnamon.
With this easy and quick recipe, you can enjoy a comforting bowl of “oatmeal” while staying true to your Ketogenic lifestyle. Give it a try and discover how this simple yet delicious dish can make your mornings even more enjoyable.
Already interested? Here we go, then.
How to Prepare Keto Oatmeal
There isn’t much preparation for the Keto oats recipe. Just some simple steps and you can enjoy a healthy, delicious breakfast.
- 2-3 tsp Stevia or any sweetener of your choice
- 2 tbsp Hemp seeds
- 1 tbsp Chia seeds
- 1 tbsp Coconut flour
- ½ tsp Vanilla extract
- ⅓ Cup Unsweetened almond milk
- ¼ Cup Unsweetened shredded coconut
- Blue Berries a few Optional Topping
- Peanut butter unsweetened or any other nut butter of your choice Optional Topping
- Toasted coconut Optional Topping
- Take a big container or your favorite mason jar and add all the ingredients to it. Continue stirring until all of them are thoroughly mixed.
- Cover the container or the jar with the lid and place it in the fridge. Let it there for about 4 hours.
- Before serving, stir the oats and add more milk for achieving a desirable level of consistency.
- If almond milk is a problem procuring you can also use coconut milk.
- Put toppings on the Keto oatmeal and enjoy!
There is no cooking involved in preparing the Keto oats, however, you will need to keep it in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours before serving.