We would like to welcome Kayla Adam to the MTH Family! Kayla will be acting as our Nutrition Coach for all teams. Kayla manages a local restaurant, called Green Nest whose mission is to promote a healthier lifestyle by offering a convenient way to eat fresh and delicious food at an affordable price every day. Located at 9 Amy Croft Dr, Unit#2 Tecumseh, ON. Kayla brings a contagious smile and exciting dynamic to our team, we are happy to have her!
Each week Kayla will be providing fun recipes for parents and players to attack in the kitchen plus more as our season moves into tournament play! Kayla is a Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CHN) and Certified Nutritional Counselor (CNC) All of her contact information can be found on the coaches page if you would like to reach out to her!
POWER UP YOUR BREAKFAST!
2-MINUTE CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER OATMEAL
A healthy, quick breakfast, with a good blend of carbohydrates, protein, and healthy fats, that tastes like dessert in a bowl.
Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 2 mins
Total time: 7 mins
● ⅓ cup rolled oats
● ⅔ cup milk (or alternative milk of your choice)
● 1 tsp cocoa powder
● 1 tbsp peanut butter (or any nut butter of choice)
● ½ cup sliced strawberries
● ¼ cup blueberries
● 1 tbsp maple syrup (or sweetener of choice)
In a microwave-safe bowl, mix together rolled oats and cocoa powder
Add the milk and stir again
Place bowl in the microwave and cook for 1 minute
Stir oatmeal and place back in the microwave for another 30-60 seconds. Remove and stir again.
Let cool for 2-3 minutes before topping with peanut butter, fresh fruit, and maple syrup
OPTIONS FOR OTHER TOPPINGS ● Banana, chocolate chips, greek yogurt, almonds/walnuts (or other nuts), raisins, granola...the options are endless! NUTRITION FACTS (approximately)
Calories: 387 Carbs: 56g Protein: 14g Fats: 15g
● Oats are a nutrient-dense, whole-grain that are a great source of carbs and fiber
● Peanut butter, which is packed with protein and healthy fat, and fresh fruit, which adds additional fiber, are great toppings to make this a filling meal