We might have avoided it as the world's most boring breakfast as kids, but oats are one of the biggest sources of food energy for athletes and fitness junkies. This whole grain takes the prize as one of the healthiest grains you can find, and are commonly a go-to breakfast for a quick power fuel.
𝗪𝗵𝘆 𝗔𝗿𝗲 𝗢𝗮𝘁𝘀 𝗦𝗼 𝗛𝗶𝗴𝗵𝗹𝘆 𝗡𝘂𝘁𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲?
♥️ They provide an excellent source of good carbs and fibres, especially beta glucan - strongly linked to improving cholesterol levels and boosting heart health.
💊 They are packed with healthy vitamins and minerals like vitamin B1, B5 and small amounts of B6, manganese , phosphorus, magnesium and iron.
𝗚𝗲𝘁 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗢𝗮𝘁𝘀 𝗢𝗻
You can get your oat intake by enjoying oatmeal a few times a week, or bake some heart-healthy oatmeal cookies, muffins, granola bars or even oatmeal pancakes.
Check out my favourite way of eating oats, the Golden Milk Porridge 🥣
Or try this simpler version:
• ½ cup of oats
• 1 cup of oat milk
Mix both in a pot until the milk is absorbed by the oats, then add fruits of your choice, nuts, cinnamon, chia seeds and maybe some date syrup.