We recently wrote a blog about the 8 foods you should eat more of in 2022. This steel-cut oat recipe includes most of them and can be made in 30 min! If you’d rather fix it and forget it, you can make overnight oats just the same by mixing all the ingredients and putting them in your fridge overnight and for up to 5 days.
Steel-cut oats are a minimally processed oat product that takes longer to cook but retains slightly more nutrients than other oat varieties. Steel-cut oats are particularly rich in resistant starch and fiber, both of which may support weight loss, heart health, blood sugar control, and digestion.
I’ve added chia seeds to pack even more nutritious content in this meal. Chia seeds are high in several nutrients that are important for bone health, including calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium.
- 1 cup steel-cut oats (such as Bob's Red Mill Steel-Cut Oats)
- 1 cup oat milk (can use any milk)
- 2 cups water
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Desired toppings (I used, blueberries, bananas and walnuts)
- Combine oats, milk, water, salt, and cinnamon in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low.
- Simmer uncovered for 15 to 20 minutes until desired thickness, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
- Divide into bowls or to-go containers. Add additional desired toppings and serve or store.
BY ISIS HARGRAVE
Isis is the co-owner of enduraLAB. She also serves as the Head of NutritionLAB, and Coach.