In order to maintain our health it is essential that we pay attention to the health of our gut. Which means we need to feed them a lot of fibre and supplement them with some friendly visitors on a regular basis. That is why I love adding kefir to my smoothies or my overnight oats. This probiotic rich drink is fully of protein and calcium, but also loaded with gut friendly bacteria.
1/4 to 1/2 cup quick oats
1 scoop strawberry flavoured protein powder
3 cut up strawberries
1/2 cup kefir
1 tbsp pumpkin seeds
Blend the first four ingredients together and let sit in the fridge overnight. When you’re ready to eat add your pumpkin seeds or other nut of choice and enjoy!
400 calories, Protein: 37 grams Carbohydrates: 39 grams Fat: 10 grams Fibre: 6 grams
Note: You can use whatever flavour of protein powder as you want but I prefer whey protein from grass fed cows and for overnight oats I usually go with strawberry, chocolate or vanilla flavour. I love the vanilla protein powder with strawberry but chocolate flavour with cherries and pecans is pretty amazing, as is chocolate, banana and walnuts