Zoats Are the New Oatmeal
Sweet meets savory
Just when we didn’t think it was possible to reinvent the wheel on something as classic as oatmeal, the interwebz introduce us to zoats, a kinda sweet, kinda savory combo of zucchini and oats.
Besides the fact that it’s a fun word to say (repeat it ten times fast), it’s just as delicious--and even healthier--than the original.
So what is it exactly? Your regular oatmeal mixed together with thinly shredded slices of zucchini. Sounds weird, but cooked down, it adds a hearty flavor and tons of extra fiber to your bowl--without the extra carbs or calories. Like adding a handful of spinach to your morning smoothie, it’s an easy way to up your veggie intake, too.
And how do I make it? We love this recipe from PopSugar that uses a cup of shredded zucchini, plant-based protein powder and mashed banana for a taste that’s both sweet and fresh while still super filling.
Do we see this replacing our regular rotation of plain oatmeal sachets? Zoats McGotes.