*This recipe yields 1.5C cooked oats
FAQ- Oat Style
[Q] What is the difference between rolled oats and quick/instant oats?
[A] The difference between the two is how much they’ve been processed and how thinly they’ve been pressed. Rolled oats (Old Fashioned Oats) are made by steaming oat groats (whole grain) and flattening them with a roller. Quick/Instant oats are rolled into thinner flakes, which is why they take less time to cook.
[Q] What is oat bran?
[A] Oat bran is the hard, outer layer of of the grain. The bran of the oat grain contains the majority of the dietary fiber and is also high in vitamins and minerals.
[Q] Where can I buy oat bran?
[A] You can find oat bran in most bulk sections at your local grocery store. If you are looking for prepackaged oat bran, look in the cereal aisle near the oatmeal.
[Q] Do you eat oats every day?
[A] I think this one is obvious, but YES! I have found that a big bowl of oats keeps me satisfied longer than any other breakfast!
[Q] Why do you use chia seeds?
[A] I use chia seeds for a few reasons. First and foremost, it boost the nutritional value of my breakfast! Chia seeds are a great source of protein and they aid in digestion because of their absorption quality. Second, Chia makes my breakfast BIGGER! When these little guys are soaked in water, they expand x 8! 1T can go a long way folks!
What is your recipe for the perfect bowl of oats?