Oatmeal Breakfast Bowl
One of my favorite Breakfast Bowls is made with Oatmeal, Cranberries and Pecans. This bowl is so filling and full of goodness! I came up with this recipe a couple of years ago, when Ken and I were living in Niagara Falls, and Ken was just starting his journey into the Plant Based Life Style.Jump to Recipe
Dried Cranberries, filled with Goodness!
There are many people feel that cranberries is suppose to be one of those superfoods due to their high nutrient and antioxidant contents. Research in fact indicates that the nutrient links to a lower risk to having a UTI, prevention of certain kinds of cancer, and improved immune function and reduced blood pressure.
Top 5 Health benefits of cranberries
- Rich in antioxidant compound
The plant compounds that have a protective antioxidant effect. Most of these are found in the skins
- UTI Prevention
Prevention of UTI’s are so important, with cranberries contain compounds known as proanthocyanidins, which have antibacterial benefits and may help prevent the bacteria Escherichia coli from attaching to the inner surface of the bladder.
- Support of Heart Health
A number of studies support consumption regularly of the juice or and extract of the berry to be beneficial for heart health, reducing a number of the key risk factors for heart disease.
- Protection against gastric ulcer and stomach cancer
Cranberries contain a plant compound that may help reduce the risk of gastric ulcers and stomach cancer caused by bacterium of Helicobacter pyloi.
- Protection against certain cancers
One of the best food sources of ursolic acid is cranberries, this is an anti-inflammatory and potential anti-cancer effects.
Oats in for the base of your Breakfast Bowl
For those those trying to better control their Blood Sugars, Steel Cut Oats may be the best choice for them. Steel Cut Oats are slightly higher in fiber than rolled oats The are also the lowest glycemic index of the three types of oats.
All New Oatmeal & Cranberry Breakfast Bowl – 2022Course: BreakfastCuisine: Plant BasedDifficulty: Easy
1/2 cup Rolled Oats
2 tbsp. Pecan
2 tbsp. Cranberries
1/2 Unsweetened Almond Milk
Pinch of Cane Sugar – If needed)
1/4 cup of Bran Flakes
Pinch Buckwheat Groats
- Level scoop of Rolled Oats into your bowl
- I add a pinch of Buckwheat Groats as well just because I like it, but if not that is fine as well
- Then add the Bran Flakes
- Get your tbsp of Cranberries and Pecans
- I like a pinch of Cane Sugar as well, which is nice
- Then add your favorite Plant Based Milk, I switch back and forth from Almond to Cashew, but always unsweetened.
Give this easy recipe a try, its a fantastic way to start your day! By all means substitute the cranberries for fresh blueberries, or banana, its all good natural food for your soul! Be sure to leave a comment. Also, I wanted to let you know we have been producing some fabulous Music to meditate and sleep to. Drop by our YouTube channel and have a listen!