|Back to Back Issues Page
Heart Healthy Recipes, Issue #080 - Heart Healthy Oats
January 30, 2024
Heart Healthy Oats
This month's Heart Healthy Recipes’ newsletter features the many benefits of oats. Also, included are oat recipes of granola and overnight oats.
Benefits of Oats:Nutrient-rich oats are excellent for adding to many dishes and meals, including vegan meatloaf, salads, and more. The health benefits of oats, including for the heart, are many. According to an article published in 2021, oats may help the immune system as being part of a balanced diet.
In addition, oats may help reduce chronic inflammation, which is considered to be a factor in some heart diseases. Studies have also shown that oat intake is associated with potential weight loss and possible reduced insulin resistance. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8063794/)
Heart-Healthy GranolaBasic, old-fashioned rolled oats recipe includes heart-healthy ingredients of walnuts, cinnamon, and ground flaxseeds. Granola naturally sweetened with applesauce.
Recipe Ingredients:4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
1 cup walnuts, chopped
¼ cup flaxseeds, ground
2 teaspoons cinnamon
½ cup unsweetened applesauce
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
½ cup pure maple syrup
Recipe Instructions:Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, mix oats, walnuts, flaxseeds, and cinnamon. In a medium bowl, add applesauce, vanilla, and maple syrup. Add applesauce mixture to large bowl of dry ingredients. Spread granola over baking sheet.
Bake for approximately 35-45 minutes - checking to ensure not burning. Gently stir granola at approximately 15 minutes.
Remove from oven and allow to cool for approximately 15 minutes.
NutriBullet Personal Blender
Effortlessly blend your favorite smoothies, soups, sauces, and much more.
Breakfast Overnight OatsCocoa powder, along with heart-healthy ingredients of oats make a nutritious start to the day.
Recipe Ingredients:1½ cups old-fashioned rolled oats
½ teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
1 cup almond or oat plant-based milk of choice
1½ cups berries (fresh or frozen) of choice
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1-2 tablespoons maple syrup (optional)
Recipe Instructions:In a large bowl, combine oats, cinnamon, and cocoa powder. Stir together. Add plant-based milk and remaining ingredients. Blend well.
Place equal amounts of oat mixture in four mason jars and top with a lid.
Allow to soak overnight, or at least 2-3 hours.
For More Oat Recipes, Please Visit:
Ceramic Heirloom Tea CollectionSweet Friendship Ceramic Heirloom Tea Collections are thoughtful and find quality, heirloom gifts for Christmas, Mother's Day, birthdays, weddings, and more.
Blue Floral Ceramic TeapotBless someone with the Sweet Friendship Ceramic Teapot. This adorable blue floral design teapot will communicate sweet friendship. The quaint white and blue ceramic teapot gives the affirmation every time a steamy cup of tea is poured. For more options, please visit: collections/gifts
Heart Healthy Weight-Loss Facebook Group:We would love to have you join our Heart-Healthy Group! If interested in joining our Heart Healthy Weight-Loss Facebook group, please visit us at:
For more heart healthy recipes, please visit:
Check out this non-profit organization that delivers hope to suffering children and families around the world by clicking on the following link:
Receive 15% Discount:
Receive a 15% discount on all products from HomeHavenDécor.com including kitchen items such as mixers, blenders and more. To receive the 15% discount, please add the code of NEWSLETTER15 at checkout.
Discount valid until February 15, 2024.
Also, if you have any questions or comments, please send us an e-mail at:
*Medical/Nutritional Disclaimer: Heart Healthy Recipes' Newsletter and HeartHealthyRecipes.com website offers informational service only and the information contained in this newsletter is not intended as professional nutritional or medical advice. The content in this newsletter should not be used solely during a medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. Please consult your doctor or other qualified health care provider regarding any course of medical treatment.
|Back to Back Issues Page