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Breakfast oats with mango chunks and nuts

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Oats are one of the healthiest breakfast cereals that have numerous health benefits and are loaded with nutrition. Here are some key health benefits of oats:

  • Oats are a good source of minerals, vitamins and proteins which build strong bones and muscles.
  • Oats area good source of antioxidants known as avenanthramides, which reduce the risk of colon cancer.
  • Oats are a good source of carbohydrates which provide immediate energy.
  • Oats are low in calories.
  • Oats are high in soluble fibre which relieves constipation.
  • Beta glucan present in oats has numerous health benefits – it reduces cholesterol, blood sugar and improves immunity.
  • Oatmeal is very filling so it helps in weight loss. Always use plain oats and avoid flavoured oatmeal because it is loaded with sugar.
  • Oats lowers the risk of heart disease by reducing cholesterol.
  • Oats aid in normalizing blood pressure.
  • Oats lower the risk of type 2 diabetes.

After knowing so many health benefits of oats, I am sure you would like to include oats in your daily diet. In this post, I am sharing a healthy and delicious recipe of oats soaked overnight. This is a no cook recipe, popularly served for breakfast. The preparation for this breakfast begins at night.

Simply take oats and milk in a mason jar or a glass bowl, mix well and keep in the refrigerator overnight. In the morning, the oats mixture looks soft, thick and creamy like a pudding. Before serving, top it with your favourite fruits and dry fruits, and serve it chilled. For sweetening, dizzle some honey or add 1 tea spoon maple syrup or just add 1/2  a tea spoon powdered sugar.

Ingredients – for 2 servings

  • Oats                  – 1 tea cup
  • Milk                   – 1 + 1/2 tea cup
  • Powdered sugar- 1/2 tea spoon
  • Mango chunks  – 1 tea cup
  • Almond             – 3 to 5
  • Pistachios          -3to5
  • Cashews             – 3 to 5
  • Raisins                – 10 to 15
Ingredients for breakfast oats with mango and nuts
Ingredients for breakfast oats with mango and nuts

Method –

  • In the mason jar take oats and milk, mix well and keep in the refrigerator for overnight.
  • Before serving it for breakfast, add powdered sugar and mix well.
  • Top it with chilled mango chunks.
  • Garnish it with chopped nuts and raisins.
  • Serve it immediately.


1 Comment

  1. It looks super yummy, though I am not too fond of oats 🙂 I think adding honey will add to the taste, wouldn’t it?Your presentation is too good Suman!

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