Here is a simple breakfast idea that is guaranteed to keep you full for longer. It’s the Coconut Oatmeal Porridge. You can do a lot of wonderful things with coconut flour.
All you need is some element of creative juice in your veins and boom, you’ve got yourself a recipe that will blow your mind.
That’s how this recipe was born. I wanted to put together something that has all the macronutrients and good enough to keep your blood sugar up whilst making you feel satisfied for hours.
The coconut oatmeal porridge does all of that.
Try this coconut oatmeal porridge and you will see why I am raving about it.
We are going include some berries too just to add some antioxidants that will boost our immune system and provide us some much needed fiber too. Not that the coconut flour and oats are lacking in fibre. They are not. In fact, they are packed with fibre.
What do we need for the Coconut Oatmeal Porridge?
Oatmeal X 1 cup
Coconut flour X 3 quarters of a cup Get Coconut flour from UK amazon here
Plant-based milk (Hemp milk or Almond Milk)
Honey X half a spoonful
Blueberries X 125 g
Strawberries X 220 g
Nutritional facts for Coconut flour per 100 g
|Total fat||65 g|
|Saturated fat||57 g|
|Polyunsaturated fat||0.0 g|
|Monounsaturated fat||0.0 g|
|Trans fat||0.0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||24.0 g|
Coconut supplies you with lots of fibre and if you have wheat allergy or gluten allergy, coconut flour is just what you need. This coconut oatmeal porridge a nice addition to your portfolio of healthy recipes.
Nutritional facts for oatmeal per 100 g
|Total fat||7 g|
|Saturated fat||1.2 g|
|Polyunsaturated fat||2.5 g|
|Monounsaturated fat||2.2 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||66 g|
You will also receive Calcium, Iron, Vitamin B6 and Magnesium from the oats.
How To Make the Coconut Oatmeal Porridge
>> Pour 150 ml of milk of your choice into a pot and place on your cooker to start heating up the milk. I prefer to use plant-based meal like Almond milk, Hemp milk. You may choose to use milk from animal sources if that’s your preference.
>> Add the raw oats to the milk and stir together over the heat.
>> Add in the coconut flour and stir all the contents of the pot together. Let it cook whilst stirring almost all of the time. You may some more milk to get the kind of oatmeal consistency that appeals to you
>> Whilst it’s cooking add the honey to taste. Half a tablespoonful should do. Certainly not more than a tablespoonful.
> If you have a sweet tooth, you need to hold back a little, because honey has a lot of simple sugars that may spike your blood glucose with increased insulin demand from your pancreas to boot. Remember, we don’t like insulin spikes, so keep it healthy, please. Mix the honey together with the pot content thoroughly.
>> You should be done after about 10 minutes or so. Turn off heat.
>> Scoop the content into your favourite bowl.
>> Add your strawberries and blueberries. That’s it. Your coconut oatmeal porridge is ready. Go enjoy.
When I tested this coconut oatmeal recipe for blood glucose friendliness at 90 minutes, I got blood glucose reading of 4.8 mmol/l (86.4 mg/dl). I can live with that!
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