Great ideas on how to enjoy your Oats

written by Mary Mahinda 14th October 2014

Oats have been named top on the list of foods that greatly boost metabolism and also doubles up as one of the foods that help fight stress and also helps improve/better sex life. Although our bodies would love to indulge in this greatly nutritious meal, oats can get boring if taken every day. Before you give up on this super healthy breakfast, we have a few ideas about how you can prepare your oats in interesting ways, ensuring you enjoy a tasty, varied, ‘oaty’ breakfast
1. Pan Seared Oatmeal

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This is a fun way of making oatmeal and takes almost no time! Great for the busy professional who doesn’t want to waste too much time making that healthy breakfast.

2. Spiced Oatmeal Smoothie

SpicedOatmeal smoothie

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Oats in a smoothie? That’s right – here’s another great way of having your oats: in a rich, spicy oats smoothie. Click HERE for the full recipe.

3. Nutella Oatmeal with sliced bananas

nuttela oatmeal

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For those sweet tooths out there, another delicious way to enjoy your oats. Great for kids and adults alike who want at least a base of nutrition with their bowl of chocolate hazelnut goodness. Follow this link for this amazing recipe

4. Chocolate Oatmeal Pancakes

chocolate oatmeal pancakes

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Everybody and especially kids love pancakes and better yet if they have all the chocolatey goodness. Chocolate Oatmeal Pancakes are not just finger lickin’ good but could be a healthier, more satisfying alternative to standard pancakes. This recipe will be the talk of any family brunch you host – definitely one to try. You can find the full recipe Here

5. Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal in baked goods, such as oatmeal raisin cookies, add a texture and complexity that your standard chocolate chip cookie can’t compete with. Oatmeal cookies also contain more fiber and protein than their other cookie competitors, so you simply can’t go wrong with this recipe. Follow this Link for the simple recipe and wow your kids, friends, and workmates with a surprise box of these this weekend.

6. Oats Walnut Date Balls

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Add a twist to your normal way of making oats by exploring recipes from the Indian subcontinent. By incorporating dates, walnuts, and oats you can make a delicious variety of many Indians’ favourite sweet – the laddu. Click here to experiment with this simple yet delicious oats walnut date ball recipe.

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