Category – Indian
128 kcal per serving
2 cups roasted oats
5 tbsp jaggery sugar
5 apricots, chopped
12 to 15 roasted almonds, sliced
¼ tsp. clove powder
¼ tsp. nutmeg powder
½ tsp. cinnamon powder
1 tsp. vanilla essence
2 tsp. maple syrup
2 apples, diced
½ lemon juice
2 tbsp Nutralite Classic
Pinch of salt
In a large bowl, add roasted oats, jaggery sugar and apricots.
Further add almonds, clove powder, nutmeg powder, cinnamon powder, vanilla essence, maple syrup and egg.
Drain the water from the apples and add them to the mixture and mix well.
Overall wellness: Apple contains phytonutrients and antioxidants along with other vitamins and minerals which are an essential component for optimal growth, development and overall wellness.
Protein-Rich: One serving of oatmeal has around 5g of protein, which makes it pretty protein rich for the amount of calories being consumed.
Calms & De- stresses: Magnesium, present in oatmeal, can de-stress, promote feelings of calmness, reduce anxiety and panic attacks.
Energy Booster: Oatmeal is both a slow-digesting carb and a protein-rich source of energy for your body. Oatmeal is full of good carbs that keep your body feeling energized and alert.
Choose fresh, bright, firm textured apples with a pleasant flavour. Avoid apples with marks over their surface.
Fresh apples can be kept at room temperature for 2 days and stored in the refrigerator for upto two weeks.
Buy small quantities of oats at one time since this grain has a slightly higher fat content than other grains and will go rancid more quickly. Also, in a packed container, make sure there is no evidence of moisture.
If you purchase prepared oatmeal products such as oatmeal, look at the ingredients to ensure that the product does not contain any salt, sugar or other additives.
Wash apples thoroughly in running water to remove any surface dust, pesticide spray, etc.
Apple is a good source of vitamins and minerals like vitamin A,C, B complex, beta-carotene and minerals like potassium, phosphorus, calcium, etc.
Oats are a good source of protein compared to other cereals, also a good source of carbohydrates, dietary fibre and essential fats. Oats contain high amounts of many vitamins and minerals, such as manganese, phosphorus, copper, B-vitamins, iron, selenium, magnesium and zinc.
Pesticides contaminated: Apple are one of the fruits that are heavily contaminated with pesticides. Make sure you thoroughly wash the fruit or buy organically certified apples.
Impaired digestion: Excessive consumption of oatmeal can lead to impaired digestion as it contains Phytic acid. Phytates chelate make important nutrients absorbed by the intestines. It mostly applies to calcium, magnesium, zinc and iron, however, other nutrients are affected in the long term as well.