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Breakfast bowl: Start your day on a healthy note with this oats recipe

Ensure you have a delectable and power-packed start to your day!

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi |
September 10, 2020 10:00:25 am
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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!


Oat groats, soaked overnight
Cranberries, optional
Sunflower seeds
Pumpkin seeds
Chia seeds
Raw cocoa powder

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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.

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