There is a famous Russian proverb,
It is not the horse that draws the cart, but the oats.
In ancient days, Oats were the prime source behind horse’s strengths and the world realized it in the 21st century! Since its nutritional benefits were revealed to the people, health-conscious fellows have started running behind the oats! But in our busy schedules where we run against the time, some yummy oat recipes consume a bit more time! In this article, we have come up with the quick oats recipes that would not only please your taste buds with a yummy taste but also offer you a superb health!
We all know how nutritious oats are! Like Oats are vitamin B1 rich, Manganese rich, Phosphorus rich, Iron-rich and so on. Here, I will tell you about its one more magical property. Do you know that oats contain rarely available antioxidant named avenanthramide? This avenanthramide is a gas molecule that helps in lowering blood pressure levels.
Let’s start with avenanthramide-rich recipes,
(1) Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie
(Total Time – Maximum 10 minutes)
(For 2 serving)
Rolled Oats – ½ cup
Soy Milk – 1 cup
Banana (Sliced into chunks) – 1
Strawberries (Frozen will also work) – 14
Pure Vanilla Extract – ½ teaspoon
White Sugar – 1 ½ teaspoon
Prep up your blender.
First, add crushed oats till a fine texture is achieved.
Following this, add crushed banana and strawberries to make a smooth paste.
Pour soy milk and run the blender again till all ingredients get perfectly mixed.
For a chilled smoothie, you can add ice cubes, too.
At the end, add vanilla extract and brown sugar, churn a bit and the smoothie is ready!
Pour into the attractive glasses! It’s ready to serve and ready to drink!
Now, let’s prepare an overnight oats recipe!
(2) Chocolate Almond Butter Overnight Oats
(Preparation Time – 10 Minutes)
(For 1 Serving)
Rolled Oats – 1 cup
Chia Seeds – 1 tablespoon
Mashed Banana – 1
Dark Chocolates - 2 tablespoons
Unsweetened Almond Milk – 2 cups
Almond Butter - 2 tablespoons
Pure Vanilla Extract – 1 teaspoon
Take an airtight container or a jar.
Add rolled oats, chia seeds, and mashed banana one by one.
Pour almond milk along with a vanilla extract.
Stir it well till everything gets mixed perfectly.
Close the jar with an airtight lid and keep it overnight in the fridge.
Have it for breakfast, top up with almond butter and dark chocolate chunks or flakes!
In the hectic work schedules, the above recipes will help you out to gain and maintain health without worrying about the clock ticking! Regular use of oats will land you on the palace of beauty, health, and mind-peace for sure!
If your aim is to have healthier 2018, you have landed at the right place!