Let's talk nutrition, veganism, and oatmeal!
After switching to a vegan, mostly whole-foods, plant-based diet two years ago, oatmeal turned into my staple breakfast food. Most granola on the market here in Korea isn't vegan and simple oats are the easiest solution. Also, it's delicious, nutritious, and endlessly flexible!
For this illustrated nutrition guide I wanted to compare the nutritional value of different oatmeal toppings and flavorings while at the same time listing the cost.
It's hard to find a cost comparison for grams of protein you can get and since protein is the one macronutrient you always get asked about if you adopt a vegan lifestyle, I thought this would be a helpful resource for new vegans, or for anyone looking to set up a food budget.
I've broken the nutritional values for my staple oatmeal recipes down into 10-gram portion sizes (roughly a tablespoon of most ingredients here) to make comparisons easier.Read More