Prune Ricotta Breakfast Bowl

This is the recipe you have been looking for to get excited about breakfast again! It can be helpful to include a balance of complex carbohydrates, fibre, protein and healthy fats in your first meal of the day so that you can feel energized and satiated until your next meal.

Recipe courtesy of Vancouver Dietitians  |  @vancouverdietitians

Servings: 1
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  • 1/3 cup (28 g) of steel cut oats
  • 1 cup (235 mL) of water
  • 1 tbsp (15 g) of chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp (15 g) of hemp seeds
  • 1 tsp (6 g) of cinnamon
  • 4 chopped California Prunes
  • 3 tbsp (45 g) of chopped roasted almonds
  • 2 tbsp (30 g) of ricotta cheese
  • 1 tbsp (15 g) of natural peanut butter
  • Drizzle of honey, to taste


  1. In a saucepan, combine the steel cut oats, chia seeds, hemp seeds, and water. Bring to a gentle boil over medium heat. Stir for 2 minutes, reduce to low heat, and then cover to allow for thickening.
  2. Chop the California Prunes and roasted almonds.
  3. Stir the chopped California Prunes into the oatmeal for natural sweetness. Add a dash of salt and cinnamon into the saucepan, and stir well.
  4. Spoon the oatmeal into a bowl.
  5. Top with ricotta, peanut butter, honey, roasted almonds, and additional California Prunes if desired.
  6. Serve warm immediately, and enjoy!

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