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TRUCKER ON-THE-GO MEALS

SEMI TRUCK IN THE FALL

 

Have you ever tried something DELICIOUS, SUPER HEALTHY that can be on your table in less than 15 MINUTES?

Try this easy Fall Recipe, just for truck drivers that does not take a lot of time.

Healthy snacks are a must for truckers on the go.

The busy schedule, being away from home, discovering spots to purchase healthy snacks and meals can make eating well a progressing challenge for any truck driver.

Preparing your own food helps you to check the control of calories, nutrients, and hygiene of your meal. But the number one thing most drivers say is they do not have enough time to prepare the meal, or space to store the food and cook it on their truck. So many drivers default to the never-ending fast-food chains attached to nearly every truck stop coast to coast.

 It can be easy to feel like there is no other option available for you to even consider when what is staring you in the face is quick, convenient and fills the belly.

We are talking about - PUMPKIN PIE OATMEAL A Healthy Breakfast Recipe that is both perfect for a meal and is also trucker-friendly. This nutritious meal keeps you energetic while driving and have to cover long distances. It is not only healthy but comes together in just 10 minutes. EASY! REALLY! With just 10 minutes, How can you skip a meal?

The great news is this contains even way fewer calories than a pie and seriously it tastes like fall!

 

PUMPKIN PIE OATMEAL

 Yield - 4 SERVINGS • Preparation time- 5 MINUTES • Cook time- 7-8  HOURS • Total time- 7-8 HOURS

 Pumpkin Pie oatmeal is prepared in Roadpro Slow Cooker so that it is appropriate for a ready-to-eat fall dish.

 

Ingredients:

●  1 1/2 cup steel cut oats (look for gluten-free) 

●  1 cup milk (opt: nut milk)

●  2 ½-2 3/4 cups of water

●  ⅓ cup canned pumpkin puree

●  1 ¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

●  3-4 tbsp brown sugar (or alternative-honey, or agave)

●  ½ tbsp vanilla extract

OPTIONAL TOPPINGS- Chopped pecans, Maple syrup, Butter, Whipped cream. (Make sure you look for real butter, and if you are dairy-free, Earth Balance Plant Based Spread is a great option)

 

Pumpkin Oatmeal Slow Cooker Recipe

IMPRESSIVE HEALTH BENEFITS OF INGREDIENTS

Eating healthy does not mean you have to eat kale all day. And when cooler weather rolls around there is nothing better than a warm dish to keep you moving strong. Oatmeal is a great food to eat on the go. But when you give your oatmeal a power boost with something like pumpkin your body gets more than a warm delicious meal. 

 

Pumpkin:

● Highly nutritious and particularly rich in Vitamin A, gluten and zeaxanthin may protect your eyesight.

● High antioxidant content may reduce the risk of heart diseases.

● Packs Vitamins that may boost immunity.

● Nutrient density and low-calorie count may help in weight loss.

Oats:

● Oats are rich in nutrients and are full of antioxidants.

● Oats lowers cholesterol levels and protects LDL CHOLESTEROL from damage.

● Oats improvises blood sugar level.

 

Instructions:

● Mix all the ingredients inside the slow cooker,  boil them and cook for 5-10 minutes. Remove it from heat and stir occasionally in the event you can.

● Season to taste with salt or more brown sugar.

 

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size

Servings Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 288

Total fat = 13.6 g

Saturated Fat- 1.4 g

Trans Fat- 0 g

Cholesterol= 0 mg

Sodium =74.1 mg

Total Carbohydrate = 38.5 g

Dietary fiber - 5.1 g

Sugars - 16 g

Protein - 5.6 g

It is ready to serve and garnish if you desire. Make it your own with a drizzle of maple syrup over the top, a smear of nut butter, a little Greek yogurt or even whipped cream.

 

COOKING ON-THE-GO

When you have the right tools in place, any job can be easy. Cooking requires the right tools especially when you are a truck driver. The idea of cooking in your truck can and is for many an overwhelming thought. Not only what you make, but how you make it. Sure, you can go to most big box stores and buy a coffee pot, a slow cooker or even a mini oven. But when driving down the interstate those items are not travel proof and are not made to endure the life of a trucker and traveler.

To make this Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal a truck driver success, Bud and Tony's Truck Parts has what you need — grab a Road Pro’s Slow Cooker, made just for a truck driver’s bumpy travels. That way you can have your oatmeal ready and warm for you when you pull into your destination. 

Not sure where to store the milk? No problem. We also have more than a dozen different refrigerators made just for your truck. A small investment that will allow you to cook on your truck with ease and store your leftovers no matter where you are. 

Working towards a healthier you does require a little prep plus an efficient prep space. At Bud and Tony's Truck Parts we can help you make eating healthy a whole lot easier, that is why we offer a great selection of cooking and kitchen supplies every Truck Driver needs to begin a successful journey.