small ramekin with air fryer oatmeal

Air Fryer Oatmeal

Air Fryer Oatmeal, a bariatric breakfast recipe for after weight loss surgery

If you’re on the road to living life after weight loss surgery, then you know how important it is to carefully select what you eat in the morning. Planning your breakfasts doesn’t have to be a hassle. As a bariatric patient, you deserve a breakfast of champs. 

When it comes to thinking about a healthy breakfast, you might be thinking of a steamy bowl of warm oats. This grainy cereal is very common and best of all with oatmeal you can customize any way you want by adding fruits, nuts or other flavors. 

The problem with most oatmeal however is that more of the common brands that are rolled or quick oats contain high amounts of sugar and are usually more processed. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day so don’t settle for just any regular oats.

When it comes to nutritional value, steel cut oats are the way to go if you’re living life after bariatric surgery. As a weight loss patient, avoiding high processed sugary foods is the best way to live a more successful life. As an organization that is dedicated to being a number one resource for weight loss champions, we want to make sure we are selecting the best possible ingredients that can help you during your weight loss journey. 

So next time you are looking for a delicious and healthy breakfast, be sure to try our air-fried oatmeal recipe! 

Our air fryer oatmeal recipe is unique because we used steel cut oats instead of rolled or quick oats. What makes steel cut oats so special? Well, steel cut oats aren’t as processed and they take longer for your body to digest. So not only is this recipe ready in less than 10 minutes, but it will also help you feel fuller longer. A double win for a bariatric patient. 

When it comes to taste, steel cut oats have more of a nuttier flavor and a chewy texture to them. In our recipe, we added walnuts and a pinch of cinnamon which blended very well all together! 

If you did not want to go the nutty route, substituting slices of your favorite fruit will also pair well with this recipe.  

WLS Afterlife is dedicated to presenting new bariatric-friendly meals weekly so you can continue to enjoy the life you’ve worked so hard to enjoy! If you try any of our bariatric-friendly meals, be sure to tag us on social media! 

Please note that we always recommend our WLS Afterlife viewers follow their doctor’s dietary guidelines, regardless of our recipe instructions. If we listed an ingredient you were told to avoid, write to us so we may provide you with plenty of other tasty alternatives.

Ingredients

1C Steel Cut Oats

1/4C Collagen or unflavored protein powder

1T Stevia

1/2t Baking Powder

Pinch of Cinnamon

1/2C Unsweetened Almond Milk

1/2t Vanilla Extract

1/2C Chopped Walnuts



Directions

  1. Add Oat, Collagen, Stevia, Baking Powder & Cinnamon to bowl and mix well
  2. Add Almond Milk & Vanilla together in separate bowl
  3. Add dry mix to wet mix and stir together
  4. Fold in 1/2C Chopped Walnuts
  5. Divide mixture between 3 ramekins
  6. Cook for 5 minutes at 350°

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