Power _ Oatmeal

Recipe: Power Oats

Power _ OatmealI love the idea of breakfast, and I’m great about making sure the kiddos get a balanced start to their day, but I’m not always good about making sure that I do the same for myself.   

Power Oats are full of protein and a great source of fiber, calcium and iron.  And there is an endless list of yummy add ins.   Our recipe is not only major mommy-fuel but the kids will enjoy it too!

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