Change Your Oatmeal

 

6 Benefits of Oats and Oatmeal (Based on Science)

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UPGRADE YOUR OATMEAL

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5 NEW Healthy Oatmeal Recipes!

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Upgrade Your Oatmeal!

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Upgrade Your Oatmeal. Author: NuttZo; Print Recipe. Pin Recipe Ingredients. Oatmeal. Your favorite NuttZo product.

Instructions. Add a spoonful or two of your favorite NuttZo product to oatmeal. Top with fruits, nuts, and toppings.

Did you make this recipe? Tag @eatnuttzo on Instagram and hashtag it #LifeIsNuttZo. A few easy ways to work it in: Stir in a scoop of protein or collagen powder after cooking. Mix in ¼ cup of cottage cheese or ricotta near the end of cooking.

Cook an egg or whites into your oats ( here’s how ). Another easy swap is to make your oats with cow’s milk, pea milk. How To Upgrade Your Go-To Oatmeal Recipe With These 5 Simple Steps 1. The Oats. The first step to mastering your go-to oatmeal recipe is, obviously, choosing the oats. There are many 2. Texture and Cooking. It’s important to get the right texture when it comes to oatmeal.

Instructions In a small pot, bring the milk to a boil over medium heat. Add the oats and simmer for 10 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the oats are close to your desired consistency. Place 1 cup steel-cut oats, a pinch of salt and 2 1/2 cups water in a medium sized saucepan. Bring to a slight simmer, turn off the heat, and let oats soak overnight covered. In the morning, stir in desired ingredients and heat over medium-low until warmed through or oats have reached desired consistency.

Adding in one or two teaspoons of chia seeds or ground flaxseed meal (I use Bob’s Red Mill but Frogro brand works) will add a bunch of nutrients to give your oats a little health boost without really affecting the flavor. Just make sure you add a little extra water/milk since they’ll absorb some of what you put in. 1/2 cup oatmeal. 1/2 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen. 5-7 oz container of plain greek yogurt.

1 Tbsp almonds. 1 Tbsp honey or maple syrup. Instructions: Prepare oatmeal as directed. Top oatmeal with berries and yogurt. Roughly chop almonds and sprinkle over oatmeal. Drizzle with honey or maple syrup if desired.

Pin it for later. Seriously Upgrade Your Morning Oats With This Super-Quick Hack. No one wakes up in the morning craving oatmeal; you deal with the pile of. Here’s how to do it: Melt a little butter in the saucepan or pot you plan to cook the oats in anyway, and then add your oatmeal.

Let them toast over medium heat for a few minutes, stirring. Herbs and spices can upgrade your oatmeal instantly without the need for added sodium or calories. Sprinkling in cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice can give your oats a.

List of related literature:

properly processed oatmeal is extremely stable and can be maintained in good quality in closed containers for many years.

“Foods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set” by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger
from Foods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set
by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger
Taylor & Francis, 1993

In addition to ready-to-eat whole grains, stock up on oatmeal (rolled oats are best; quick cook better than instant; unflavoured instant better than flavoured), whole wheat farina (most are refined; check the label), and wheat germ (which can be added to just about any cereal to pack in a little extra nutrition).

“What to Expect: Eating Well When You're Expecting” by Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel
from What to Expect: Eating Well When You’re Expecting
by Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel
Simon & Schuster UK, 2010

Do not buy pre-packaged instant oatmeal, which is full of chemical additives and artificial flavors.

“The Bible Diet: 40 Days to Cleanliness” by Rosemary Sue Ellis
from The Bible Diet: 40 Days to Cleanliness
by Rosemary Sue Ellis
Elijah Publishing Company, 2003

Regular oats are well worth the 5 minutes of cooking time, but if you need to, you can use plain, instant oatmeal instead.

“Small Changes, Big Results: A 12-Week Action Plan to a Better Life” by Ellie Krieger, Kelly James-Enger
from Small Changes, Big Results: A 12-Week Action Plan to a Better Life
by Ellie Krieger, Kelly James-Enger
Crown, 2008

Oats can be used for so much more than just oatmeal!

“Betty Crocker Cookbook, 12th Edition: Everything You Need to Know to Cook from Scratch” by Betty Crocker
from Betty Crocker Cookbook, 12th Edition: Everything You Need to Know to Cook from Scratch
by Betty Crocker
HMH Books, 2016

Oatmeal is the Michael Bloomberg of your pantry: Kind of bland on the surface, but bursting with big ideas for your future.

“The 8-Hour Diet: Watch the Pounds Disappear Without Watching What You Eat!” by David Zinczenko, Peter Moore
from The 8-Hour Diet: Watch the Pounds Disappear Without Watching What You Eat!
by David Zinczenko, Peter Moore
Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale, 2013

You can get oats cheaply in oatmeal or more expensively in concentrated oat extracts found in many health food stores.

“The Green Pharmacy: New Discoveries in Herbal Remedies for Common Diseases and Conditions from the World's Foremost Authority on Healing Herbs” by James A. Duke
from The Green Pharmacy: New Discoveries in Herbal Remedies for Common Diseases and Conditions from the World’s Foremost Authority on Healing Herbs
by James A. Duke
Rodale Press, 1997

Although all whole-grain oatmeal starts out with oat grain kernels, the more processing they receive, the less interesting they are to your Little Buddies.

“The Lose Your Belly Diet: Change Your Gut, Change Your Life” by Travis Stork, M.D.
from The Lose Your Belly Diet: Change Your Gut, Change Your Life
by Travis Stork, M.D.
Bird Street Books, 2016

I suggest you opt for instant oats, which are much quicker to make than traditional oats.

“Food Babies Love” by Emily Dupuche
from Food Babies Love
by Emily Dupuche
Pan Macmillan Australia, 2014

Besides the packs and the instant oatmeal, both of which are, in my opinion, worthless, there are several great ways to get oatmeal.

“The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth, Revised Edition: The Surprising, Unbiased Truth about What You Should Eat and Why” by Jonny Bowden
from The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth, Revised Edition: The Surprising, Unbiased Truth about What You Should Eat and Why
by Jonny Bowden
Fair Winds Press, 2017

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  • I like to have a bowl of hot Oat Meal with extras 5 out of 7 days a week. In a big bowl I mix 2 cups of each, Quick oats, Steel Cut Oats, 12-grain cereal, bran, ground flax, hearts of hemp, millet, & dried cranberries. I fill a 6-liter bucket, put that in the frig, bag the rest & put in the freezer. I have 1/2 cup on those 5 out of 7!! My cholesterol levels are right on. Even better than expected for being 63 years young!! My doctor is happy!! Having oatmeal in a persons diet is a step in the right direction!! Great Video!! Keep Up The Great Job!!

  • @dmacken11 Funny, whenever I get together with my brother and his sons, somebody always goes on line and plays that song and we all start singing along. Can’t get it out of my head for days. My oldest nephew says he’s going to marry her. HA.

  • @steintanz Yes were pretty hoity-toity here:-) And this Oatmeal with almond butter is acceptable to Buster’s palate too. He waits by my feet every morning until I’m finished and licks the bowl. I have to admit I always leave a bite or two in there just for him…..

  • @wawhiker Yeah it was FROSTY in the morning. About 5am I thought I felt Buster start to shiver a bit. Even though he was hot under his blanket he may have been cold from below. I had him on a foam sleeping pad and we were both on an air mattress. Yeah air mattress I know…LOL Any way the air mattress provides zero insulation once it gets cold. I was fine in my zero degree bag. So we went to the truck as the sun came up got all toasty and changed cloths and started the day. Was a fun trip.

  • @RebLin51 I have a box of the Raw Sugar I use for my coffee. I will try that. I just dug out the Molasses I bought a few years ago to make some cookie that required it. Says unsulphured Mild Flavor and just “Molasses as the ingredient not cane or any thing.. Never use the stuff but will have to give it a try. Surprisingly I have gotten some good ideas from this simple little video. One guy adds a Granola bar. That would work in a backpack too. thanks for the idea.

  • @dmacken11 No, special type. Just whatever I can get at the store. Sorghum if I can get it. Otherwise cane molasses. Sorghum is sweeter and lighter. They add molasses to white sugar to make it brown. Or I use the dried cane juice also known as “Raw Sugar”. I just put a dollop in and I guess my “dollop” equals about 2 tablespoons. A sprinkle of good cinnamon and some nut butter and it is breakfast time. I am lactose intolerant so I started adding nut butter to compensate for no cream.

  • Thanks for sharing, great idea. another thing you can do to add to oatmeal is a granola bar. I always pack an extra 1 or 2 just for that.

  • @handyscot1 I get it at Whole foods. I’ve seen it at the local REI also. Check their website for other stores. The squeeze packs are great for putting in a pack. Sometimes when I’m in a rush I’ll have the peanut Butter on a peanut crunch Cliff bar for lunch. Fills me up until I can stop. Really good stuff.

  • @mrriprock2 Can’t get that song out of my head. She’s also the cutest thing for sure. Love that song. She has an album out I think. I looked her up back when I first saw it and wrote her a note someplace. Nice kid.
    Love that Justin’s though too.

  • @medicjimr I think the whole grits thing is due to where you (or your parents) were raised. Like it’s a southern thing maybe. I never had grits as a kid. And only recently tried them. I think you need to know how to prepare them properly too which I don’t.

  • I make mine with a mix of milk and water. And to the bowl I add nuts & raisins with honey. I love adding bananas or apples but nothing available now in the lockdown.

  • @RebLin51 Molasses? Hmm.. I’ll have to give that a try. Any special type you use and how much? Sounds interesting. I like to do the Justin’s along with brown sugar and cinnamon. Not the pre-packaged oatmeal but the good stuff out of the box. Or even the steel cut oats. That’s really good.

  • Steel cut oats, 2 parts water bring to a boil, add 1 part oats. Once “oozy” add in raisins, cinnamon, salt, maple syrup, and cayenne pepper. Spicy and delicious!

  • My daily morning breakfast:

    1 half cup of dried oats.
    1 quarter cup sautéed onion.
    1 quarter cup sautéed bell pepper.
    2 fried eggs.
    Chili powder.
    Hot sauce.

    Mix it up in a bowl and enjoy ����

  • It’s called a spitrtle, the Scottish porridge stirrer. Jamie oliver, I’m living on porridge and suggested konchee, so fed up, bland food diet, any tips to help, I’m veggie and have been put on a dairy and gluten diet? No nuts vegies, fed up and only eating one meal a day. Love your videos and TV, have many a book that I’m desparate to get back to. Not cut out for dairy and gluten free as well as being an awkward veggie ☺xx

  • I am the lazy quick oats and warm water person. I never cooked oatmeal because of the mushy texture… Steel oats will be my new experience.

  • Hi Jamie, made the porridge just the way you showed it and while it was still warm in the pan I added 1 small apple peeled and chopped, a handful of golden raisins and slivered almonds. A pinch of cinnamon and vanilla extract. Then served it up with a drizzle of maple syrup and a dollop of jam. Husband loved it. Thank you!

  • why would anyone need a video about how to cook porridge lol.
    take shredded oats, pour some boiling water over it (recommend using a induction waterboiler). wait few minutes. mix some milk in it for more flavour (optional). stir it. done. u can serve it as it is.

  • Geez, one cup of cooked oatmeal with no milk or sweetener is just a carbohydrate bomb. It spikes me at least 50 points. The tiny bit of nutrition can easily be gotten in low carb food. The low fat/cholesterol this is nonsense. There is not a single scientific study not done by or paid for by a drug company showing any benefit to lowered LDL and there are lots of studies sho9wing high carb (oatmeal) food raises triglycerides and lowers HDL which is just the opposite of what we want.

  • I made this with 1/3 cup of rolled whole oats, 3/4 cup water, medium till boil, then covered on low for 8 mins, then added 2 teaspoons of margarine/butter and it came out like pure icecream texture!!

  • Absolutely beautiful recipes but are simple and affordable and easy for most people. Keep bringing us more ideas like this. Healthy and Filled with so many wonderful different flavors that combined beautifully. Thank you.

  • Wow, some of those savoury oatmeal dishes seem like typical rice porridge, just that rice is replaced by oats. Since I find oats to be simpler and quicker to cook than rice, I’ll definitely try these recipes! Thanks for the inspiration.

  • 1/2 cup dry equals 150 not 300 calories from what I’ve read. If you cook 1/2 cup oats in water, it expands to about 1 cup cooked and it is 150 calories.

  • Wow those are awesome ideas. I didn’t like eating oatmeal but since I started watching ur videos it’s my everyday breakfast ������

  • Did he says 3 cups of water to 1 oats??… I’ve just tried that and it’s taken me about half an hour to reduce enough so that it’s a semi solid.

    Think I’ll use 2 water next time so that I can eat it the same day

  • I love loaded oatmeal! I cook it with a sprinkling of chia and flax seeds, and sometimes a mashed banana. Add some diced apple, dried cranberry, shredded coconut…mmmmm!

  • I am Germanistik and I was taught all my life that porridge is one of the most terrible british specialties. Now I tried it and it is sooooooo delicious! Thank you!

  • @rainbowhiker That Buster…you feed him a good meal and he eats the damn bowl! He is a crazy boy. If your an oatmeal fan try that Justin’s almond butter in there. You won’t regret it. They really do make some great stuff.
    Thanks for coming by brother.

  • I have my standard porridge recipe: cook it with water, add (half) a squashed banana, a bit of cinnamon. Pour it into a bowl, add half an apple (cut into small pieces) and if I’m feeling particularly fancy (or if the banana is not ripe enough or if I don’t have an apple), I add some margarine or coconut milk, sometimes some hazelnuts or a bit of agave syrup. I tried it with peanut butter (because lots of people swear by it) but I don’t like it.

  • I have no idea what a “builders mug” is, but it looks like 2/3 mug full. (at 51 to 52 seconds).
    So correct recipe is 1 x very full mug of oats, 3 x 2/3 mug water (which is 2 mugs of water).
    Is that right Jamie?

  • I know that water is more traditional but i find that i don’t like the taste unless i add heaps of sweetener. I make my porridge with non dairy milk (i’m dairy intolerant) then sweeten it slighly with either fruit or golden syrup

  • I’m not a fan of the mushroom dish because I hate mushrooms, but I have to admit, these are some really interesting dishes. I’m really intrigued by the carrot cake dish and chocolate dish. Totally going to try these! Love the tip on the frozen cherries too!

  • Cut a banana in half and fry in olive oil until it starts to caramelise itself and use that as a porridge topping! I’ve never gone back!