Many of us opt for a nutritious bowl of instant oats to kick-start the day on a healthy note. But did you know there is a variety of oats which is healthier? Yes, we are talking about oats groats, the least processed of the many types of oats available in the market. If you are wondering about the difference, allow us to tell you that the whole oat groat, which resembles broken wheat porridge, has more texture and flavour, and therefore, considered healthier. This is why it also takes longer to cook.
So, would you like to try oat groats for a lip-smacking breakfast?
Here’s a simple recipe from lifestyle coach Luke Coutinho.
Take a look!
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Took a break form them eggs …cooked some oat groats , the real oats , not the instant crap carb bombs 💣 …you gotta soak them overnight and then it takes almost 15 minutes to slow cook them in water …added some cranberries dried that came in from Himachal …yeah they grow in our amazing country ….a mix of sunflower, pumpkin seeds , chia and a tsp of Raw cacao ….it actually tastes awesome and it’s really filling …will add a portion of nuts on the side to keep the balance #oats #breakfastbowl #cranberries #seeds #nuts #cacao #holistichealth #thenewreligionlifestyle #chiaseeds #feelinggood #mornings
Oat groats, soaked overnight
Raw cocoa powder
Slow cook soaked oats in water.
Add cranberries and other seeds of your choice.
Sprinkle chia seeds. Add a dash of cocoa powder.
Coutinho said that the dish is filling and tastes “awesome”. He added that a “portion of nuts on the side” can help keep the balance.