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Royal Winnipeg Ballet Apprentice Emily Docherty's "Perfect Oatmeal" Recipe

What you eat when you're injured can change how quickly you get back in the studio. In The Injury Diet: Foods That Heal in Pointe's current issue, Royal Winnipeg Ballet apprentice Emily Docherty shared how her stress fractures didn't get better until she looked at her nutrition. Now she pays close attention to her daily meals. Just about every morning, she fuels up with this easy-to-make breakfast, packed with protein, vitamin C and healthy fats.


Emily Docherty's "Perfect Oatmeal"

Ingredients:

1/2 cup roller oats

1 banana, chopped

1 tbsp nut butter

1 1/2 tbsp ground flaxseed

Lots of cinnamon!

A dash of honey or maple syrup

1/2 cup chopped berries

Directions:

1. Cook rolled oats in microwave.

2. Stir in flaxseeds, nut butter, cinnamon and honey/maple syrup.

3. Mix in banana and berries.

4. Enjoy with a glass of almond milk.

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