How to Make a Blood Sugar Stabilising Breakfast

This simple breakfast will stabilize your blood-sugar and stop bad food cravings for the entire day. Start with Step 1 to learn how to make this breakfast.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pinhead (steel-cut) or rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup variety of high protein nuts and seeds (e.g. almonds, hazelnuts, pumpkin seeds, hazelnuts, sesame seeds)
  • 1/4 dried or fresh fruit (e.g. apricot, coconut, prunes)
  • 200ml high protein milk (e.g. almond, soy, cow)
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon (optional)
  • 1 tsp honey (optional)

Steps

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    Soak all the ingredients together (except the milk) in a bowl of water. Leave overnight or for at least 6 hours.
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    Add the ingredients to the cup of milk on a stove. Add water if you wish to change the consistency. Heat until boiling, then simmer for 10 minutes. This breaks down the oats so they are easier to digest. Uncooked oats can cause IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) even in healthy individuals.
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    Cook until the oats are mushy and the nuts are soft.
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    Pour into a bowl. Enjoy your breakfast.

Tips

  • They line the gut and help balance blood-sugar for the whole day. Give yourself a week on this breakfast and see how you feel.
  • Whole grains are good. The energy required to digest them actually helps to keep you healthy.
  • People with lactose intolerance may find that boiling the milk with oats allow them to be able to digest the milk.
  • If you are able to make more, split this into 2 meals and try it as a snack cold during the day.
  • You can eliminate the nuts and fruit and add honey instead.

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