This No Oats Paleo And Keto Oatmeal tastes so much like traditional oatmeal it will knock you socks off!!
I am so excited to share this recipe with you today! It’s amazing how much this tastes like real oatmeal and will totally knock your socks off!
How This Keto Oatmeal Recipe Came About
I made my family some gluten free oatmeal but didn’t make any for myself because oats upset my stomach – and it made me o-so-sad that everyone was having oatmeal except me. I started digging around my pantry thinking that surely there was something I could use to make a grain free oatmeal that tasted similar.
I had made some coconut based oatmeal’s in the past and knew I didn’t want to go that direction. While they were good, I didn’t think they tasted much like the traditional oats I was used to and the coconut flavor was too strong. Then, while I was rummaging through my pantry I ran across a huge bag of pecans and decided to trying using those as an oat substitute because of their mild, slightly sweet, and nutty flavor and holy cow it worked!!!!
I added maple syrup and cinnamon to my paleo and keto oatmeal just like I did to the rest of the family’s oats. Then I took a bite of each one and I couldn’t believe how similar they tasted!!! So not only did this taste unbelievably like traditional oatmeal, but it is high in protein, quick, and easy to make – perfect for busy mornings 🙂
*Note- I used my Nutribullet to blend this recipe, which needs a fair amount of liquid to blend. Besides from the health benefits, I also added the chia and flax seeds to add texture and help thicken up the oatmeal after blending.
- 1 C Pecan Halves
- 1 Tbsp. Whole Chia Seeds
- 1/2 Tbsp. Whole Flax Seeds
- 1 C Non-Dairy Milk
- Maple Syrup
- Coconut Palm Sugar
- Fresh Fruit
- Cinnamon etc...
- Combine the pecan halves, chia seeds, flax seeds, and non-dairy milk in a blender and process until blended but not smooth. Allow to sit at room temperature for about 5 minutes to slightly thicken.
- Heat on the stove or in the microwave then add desired sweeteners and toppings.
Nutritional information is approximate and may vary.