- 25g uncooked old fashioned rolled oats
- 80ml cup skim/almond/soy milk
- 60ml low-fat Greek yoghurt
- 1½ tsp. dried chia seeds
- 1 tsp. honey, optional (or substitute with any preferred sweetener)
- Chopped apple, sliced almond and pomegranate seeds for toppings (or any fruits and nuts of your choice)
1. In a half pint jar, add oats, milk, yogurt, chia seeds, and honey.
2. Put lid on jar and shake until well combined. Return lid to jar and refrigerate overnight or up to 2 days.
3. Remove from fridge and add a handful of sliced almonds and pomegranate seeds for an extra boost of antioxidants and crunch for a delicious breakfast that will keep you satis!ied until lunch.
Punicalagin, a compound found only in pomegranates is shown to benefit the heart and blood vessels. Punicalagin is the vital component responsible for the fruits’s antioxidant and health benefits. It helps to lowers cholesterol, blood pressure and increases the speed at which heart blockages melt away.
Source: Prime Magazine Issue Jun-Jul 2015. Reproduced with permission.
The views, material and information presented by any third party are strictly the views of such third party. Without prejudice to any third party content or materials whatsoever are provided for information purposes and convenience only. Council For The Third Age shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising directly or indirectly howsoever in connection with or as a result of any person accessing or acting on any information contained in such content or materials. The presentation of such information by third parties on this Council For The Third Age website does not imply and shall not be construed as any representation, warranty, endorsement or verification by Council For The Third Age in respect of such content or materials.