If you want a healthy breakfast , oatmeal is the best choice. It is rich in variety of nutrients, especially fiber that will boost your health.
There are various types of oats, so you will get different nutrients depending on the type of oatmeal. Steel cut oats are processed to the smallest extent so their preparation is the most difficult. On the other hand, instant oatmeal is the most processed type, so you won’t need much time for preparing them.
Another type of oats are rolled oats which are not as processed as instant oats and more processed than steel cut oats. Their nutritional profile is medium compared tp the other two.
If you want to save time, just use overnight oats: you prepare them in advance. Continue reading to find out what makes them effective in losing weight. Also, there are three delicious and healthy recipes :
Why Should You Eat Oats To Lose Weight?
Since they are an excellent source of fiber, that promotes digestive health, oats will control your appetite during the day and reduce food craving. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and if you want to feel full of energy, start your day with eating oats.
- Raspberry, Almond, and Coconut Overnight Oats
- ½ a cup of unsweetened coconut milk
- ½ a cup of rolled oats
- 1 teaspoon of raw honey
- 1/8 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
- ½ a cup of raspberries
- 1 teaspoon of shredded coconut
- 1/8 teaspoon of almond extract
- ½ a tablespoon of sliced almonds
Method of preparation :
Pour the milk in a jar and add the oats, honey,raspberries, ground cinnamon, and extract. Then, mix them well, cover the jar with a lid, and store in the fridge overnight. Add the shredded coconut and the sliced almonds in the morning and it is ready.
- Nut Butter and Banana Overnight Oats
- ½ a cup of almond milk
- ½ cup of rolled oats
- ½ a ripe banana
- 2 tablespoons of nut butter of choice
- 1 tablespoon of unsalted nuts of choice
Method of preparation:
Pour the almond milk in the jar and then stir in the nut butter. Blend and add the sliced banana and rolled oats. One again mix the ingredients, cover the jar with a lid, and refrigerate. Next morning, add some nuts and milk and serve.
- Blueberry Walnuts Overnight Oats
- ½ a cup of coconut milk
- ½ cup of frozen blueberries
- ½ cup of rolled oats
- 1 tablespoon of crushed walnuts
- 1 tablespoon of maple syrup
- 1 teaspoon of chia seeds
Get a mason jar and mix all the ingredients in it, making sure the oats are fully submerged into the liquid. Cover the jar with a lid and refrigerate overnight.
Stir in a little extra milk in the morning and serve.