Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
- 2 cups rolled oats
- 4 cups water
- 4 tablespoons Hearty Oatmeal Mix-In: Sugar & Spice
- 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
- 1 apple diced
- 1 teaspoon Hearty Oatmeal Mix-In: Sugar & Spice
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- Add oast and water to a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook until thick. Remove from heat and stir in 4 tablespoons Hearty Oatmeal Mix-In: Sugar & Spice.
- Meanwhile, melt butter in an 8-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add apple and remaining 1 teaspoon Hearty Oatmeal Mix-In: Sugar & Spice; saute for about 3 minutes or until apple is softened. Remove pan from heat.
- Divide oatmeal into 5 bowls. Top with cooked apples and chopped walnuts.
- 300 Calories (kcal)
- 12 Fat (g)
- 2.5 Saturated Fat (g)1
- 41 Carbohydrates (g)
- 5 Fiber (g)
- 12 Sugar (g)
- 7 Protein (g)
- 5 Cholesterol (mg)
- 170 Sodium (mg)
A breakfast with oats in it is a powerful one. Apple pie oatmeal is a powerful meal in simple terms. It is packed with a lot of nutrients that really a role in making the body be healthy.
This breakfast contain both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fibers form a viscous gel that helps to lower cholesterol and stabilize blood glucose levels. The insoluble fiber in oats helps provide a "moving" experience by curtailing constipation and improving intestinal health. What a delicious way to make your heart and colon smile.
This meal could help you control your weight by keeping you feeling fuller longer. Sadly, carbs are often shunned and feared by those looking to drop a few pounds, yet choosing whole grains could squash hunger and simultaneously provide that pleasant feeling carb-lovers crave. But, as with any other food, be mindful of portion sizes.
The antioxidants present in ingredients are beneficial for heart disease and the dietary fibers help lower the bad cholesterol (LDL) without affecting the good cholesterol (HDL). It also contain plant lignans, especially enterolactone, which protect against heart disease. Thus,help reduce your cholesterol levels and keep your heart healthy.
As mentioned earlier, this food is a rich source of fiber, both soluble and insoluble, which helps in regulating bowel movements and hence prevents constipation. Including it in your daily diet can keep the issue of constipation at bay.
If you suffer from high blood pressure, a daily dose of this meal will help combat this problem and in turn, lower risk of hypertension. You can savour this healthful delight in the form of breakfast or during lunch time as well.
Lastly, Apple Pie Oatmeal, is also a rich source of magnesium, which is key to enzyme function and energy production, and helps prevent heart attacks and strokes by relaxing blood vessels, aiding the heart muscle, and regulating blood pressure. The high levels of magnesium nourish the body’s proper use of glucose and insulin secretion. It is a low calorie food which slows digestion and makes you feel full for longer. Thus, reducing your cravings and helping you shed a few pounds. Cholecystokinin, a hunger-fighting hormone, is increased with the oatmeal compound beta-glucan.
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