Breakfast oats are a go to. Oats have soluble fibre called Beta Glucan. Beta Glucan feeds the healthy bacteria in our gut. Which helps to lower cholesterol and boost the immune system (70% of your immune is in your gut). It also has protein, and some minerals like copper, manganese and iron. Oats are also useful to reduce blood glucose levels as oats are slow releasing and so help with balancing insulin levels in the blood. Eat oats to reduce your risk of disease. Add fruit but not fat and you are good to go!
Additional plant-based mylk of your choice (organic unsweetened soya or organic oat mylk is nice to get to the consistency you like
Optional : Ground cinnamon, sprinkle toppings such as crushed (pre-soaked) nuts, hemp seeds dark chocolate flakes, coconut flakes, black sesame seeds, sesame seeds, chia seeds
How To Make
You can soak the oats over night if you like so they cook quickly in the morning. This is especially good if they are steel cut oats as these take longer to cook.
In a pan add the oats and the water and start cooking, cook until soft.
I then add plant-base mylk - funnily I go for oat mylk with oat (??) but it tastes great. Even better would be the organic soya mylk as this has phytoestrogen properties that protect against some cancers like breast, prostate and ovarian cancer - oestrogen based cancers.
Then add the banana sliced up and I slice the Medjool dates off the pit.
Stir in the cinnamon if you fancy (good for weight loss)
Sprinkle on top in lines any of the optional above. Get creative - take a snap and share on our Facebook Members page!
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.