3 c instant or quick oats (unflavoured)
1 c chopped unsweetened dried fruit of choice (raisins, prunes, apricots, dates, cherries, or blueberries)
1/3 c chia seeds
1/3 c ground flax (flax meal)
2/3 c seeds or chopped nuts of choice (try pumpkin or sunflower seeds, or slivered almonds)
2/3 c maple flakes (the local bulk store will likely carry)
1 tbsp ground cinnamon
1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice (easy recipe on my blog, if you don't have or can't find!)
To make: Combine all ingredients well in a large airtight jar.
To make a single serving, cover 1/2 c mixture with 2/3c boiling water in a bowl. Stir, then cover and let sit 3 minutes. Add a splash more water if it’s too thick. Add milk or more fruit if desired and enjoy.
Watch the podcast episode, above, or listen, below!
This is my first of (I hope!) many client interview episodes. I think you'll love Christina's story as much as I have loved being part of it!
At the young age of 12, when she realized she needed a size bigger pair of pants than her friend, Christina started down a lifelong path of dieting, weight loss, weight gain, and body shame.
Exhausted and physically unwell, she reached out to me one year ago, at the end of her rope and ready to try different, not just harder. My holistic approach to healthy change was something she’d never tried before, but by embracing curiosity and self-compassion, Christina was able to achieve her goal of true freedom from food. She felt so great, she then tackled her unhealthy relationship with alcohol.
Constant thoughts of food and alcohol no longer consume her, and she’s loving how present and joyful she feels in all aspects of her life. In this episode, Christina...