Kayla Itsines shares her favourite oatmeal recipe

If you’re looking for a new way to jazz up your oatmeal in the morning, why not try Kayla Itsines' pistachio, ricotta and cranberry oatmeal recipe.

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As far as nutritional value, taste, versatility and convenience go, you really can’t beat oatmeal for breakfast. And now, your daily bowl is about to get a lot more interesting thanks to Kayla Itsines.

If you’re looking for a new way to jazz up your oatmeal in the morning, you have to try this recipe! I love experimenting with different flavour combos.­ Just remember you can always change ingredients to suit your own personal preferences.

Pistachio, Ricotta and Cranberry Oatmeal

Serves 1

Ingredients:

45g rolled oats

100ml water

250ml low­fat milk (or milk of choice) 75g low­fat ricotta cheese

30g dried cranberries

10g pistachio nuts, chopped

1 tsp maple syrup

Method:

  1. Place the oats, water and milk in a small saucepan and bring to the boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce the heat to medium ­low, add the cranberries and simmer for 4­5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. When the oats reach the desired consistency, remove from the heat and stir through half of the ricotta cheese.
  3. Place the warm oats in a serving bowl. Top with the remaining ricotta cheese and scatter over the chopped pistachio nuts.
  4. Finish with a drizzle of maple syrup and enjoy!

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