https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/25736/pink-oats

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Fast, smart and pretty! These pink oats also contain pumpkin seeds which provide the precursor amino acid Tryptophan, which is used in the biosynthesis of serotonin - the 'happy-mood enhancing' neurotransmitter. 

Ingredients

  • 115 g (4 oz) mixed berries (fresh or frozen)

  • 27 g (1 oz) whole rolled oats

  • 1 tablespoon black chia seeds

  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds

  • 20 g (1 oz) macadamia nuts, chopped

  • 2 heaped tablespoons natural unsweetened organic yogurt

  • Acai powder, optional

Method

  • 1.

    In a breakfast bowl, mash the berries with the oats and chia seeds. Spoon the yogurt into the bowl and mix through, making the oats pink. Sprinkle the chopped nuts and seeds over the top.

  • 2.

    Add the Acai powder, if you wish. Then it really is a pink start to the day.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (1 servings)

  • Energy 430kj
  • Fat Total 26g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Protein 12g
  • Carbohydrate 45g
  • Sugar 14g
  • Sodium 19mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Notes

This recipe is from the Happy Hormones cookbook. For more information visit Happy Hormones.

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