Looking for a breakfast idea? Tired of having that same egg-cheese-ham combo that causes your stomach ache from the fat and cholesterol spike? You’re at the right place! This article will provide you with a healthy, yet a delicious alternative for your hungry mornings that won’t take much of your time.
The health benefits you will receive if you stick to this meal in the months to come, include reduced blood sugar levels, reduced cholesterol, and even melting some of that excess fat that had you bothered in the previous months.
Don’t forget: breakfast is the most important meal of the day! It sets the mood for your entire day considering food.
That is why it is important to choose a healthy and nutritious combo to start your busy day with.
The combination we had in mind is made of oatmeal and chia seeds.
Oatmeal is an excellent source of fiber, which is recommended to be consumed every day! It can improve your cardiovascular health, it’s abundant with minerals and protein, and can reduce bad cholesterol.
On the other hand, chia seeds are rich with a critical ingredient in digestive health: omega 3 acids and calcium. It lowers your cholesterol and improves your cardiovascular health. Chia seeds also serve as a powerful antioxidant.
The regenerative abilities of its calcium base also make the seeds extremely suitable for people who suffer from arthritis.
Okay, now for the fun part. Preparation!
- 250ml of oats
- 50ml of chia seeds
- some lemon juice
- a teaspoon cinnamon powder
- 500ml of water or milk (your choice)
Mix the ingredients together in a clean pot till everything reaches homogeneity. Add the milk/water at the end.
Start boiling the mix. Leave it cooking just before it reaches boiling point. Serve in a nice big bowl. Add honey or brown sugar according to your taste. Make sure you eat the chia seeds while they’re hot!