With added collagen + my special trick for optimal digestion!
Do you ever feel bloated or lethargic after eating a bowl of oats? Well, I have a few tricks to help make your oats easier to digest to alleviate some those symptoms!
Do you soak your oats?
Ok, so if you guys aren’t soaking your oats overnight BEFORE cooking them you need to start. Doing this helps break down the starches & phytic acid so your body has less work to do when it comes time to eat them. This is so overlooked but definitely makes a huge difference for me. It also makes them super fluffy, soft, & more full, so you get way more
How do you soak them?
- Add your oats to a bowl & cover them with water.
- Let them sit preferably overnight.
- In the morning, drain the water & rinse the oats well using a fine mesh sieve.
- Then the oats are ready to be added to the slow cooker with new, fresh water!
Collagen: The Secret Gut-Healing Ingredient
I also add a serving of collagen to my cooked oats for some added gut, skin, nail, & hair healing properties. Collagen nourishes & restores your gut lining & has been shown to help improve hair & nail growth. It is also essential for healthy skin from within. So whenever I can I add a serving of my
Keep Your Oats Sugar-Free, Because You Are Sweet Enough!
I like to keep my oats sugar-free whenever I eat them, which is why I prefer to make them from home, myself! I do love adding maple syrup for that country style breakfast feel, & while I am not against maple syrup, it can add up in sugar quickly. I opt for Lakanto’s sugar-free maple syrup for my oats & I love it. This is an all natural sweetener that doesn’t raise your blood sugar, so you don’t have to worry about any sugar crash later on in the day. With that being said if you love maple syrup & it’s a treat for you, by all means, use that in the recipe!
Don’t Forget The Healthy Fats!
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With all that info, let’s get into the recipe! Make sure to tag me on Instagram if you make these oats & share the recipe on your socials (Pinterest, Facebook, etc.)! I hope you love it as much as I do!