Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Soaked Oatmeal

I have recently been reading on how to soak my grains. I have some digestive problems that have been decreased by eating more naturally. This is one of the many food that is simple to incorporate into your diet with the added benefits of soaking. This recipe takes about 5 minutes to prepare at night and very little effort in the morning. So here it goes...

1/2 cup of oats (I use 7 grain for variety)

1/2 cup of water
1 T. whey
1 T. whole wheat flour (optional for a creamier oatmeal)
flax seed mill, wheat germ, or wheat bran (optional)

Add all of the ingredients into a mason jar and shake. Let sit overnight (at least 12 hrs). Add about 1/4 to 1/2 cup of water to a small pot and bring to a boil. Add the oats to the water and stir until smooth. It doesn't take long at all to cook. You can eat plain or add some yummy mix-ins. I like to add some natural sugar and white raisins.

I will explain about whey and the benefits in a later post.
(click here to read about whey)

1 comment:

  1. Whey is fabulous...but when I don't have it, you can use yogurght (2 Tbsps in place) or 1 TBSP Apple cider vinegar! I know I have been caught w/o whey...or have had people over who can't have any dairy! Thanks for the educational post!



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