Apples with baked oats: a different snack

To get a nutritive breakfast In addition to healthy is easy and quick to prepare, there is no doubt that there are really appetizing options that are simple and very rich not only in terms of flavors, but also in nutrients. It is more, and if they provide us with energy and satisfy us the truth that they become ideal dishes to start the day with energy.

An excellent opportunity is always provided by foods such as oats (that allows us to elaborate a wonderful and exquisite porridge) or even any other cereal, because it provides us with complex carbohydrates, B vitamins and essential minerals for the proper functioning of our body. And, for this, a wonderful way is to opt for the exquisite oatmeal

The apples They are also an ideal choice at breakfast, and they actually combine almost perfectly with oats. In fact, on a previous occasion we talked to you about a nutritious breakfast full of energy: a delicious dish based on oatmeal with apple and honey, very easy to prepare.

But what to do with the snack? The truth is that it becomes a kind of intermediate food, which many people actually underestimate, but which in a certain sense becomes an equally important meal because it is the step towards dinner.

Put another way, if we snack well we will eat as it should be (lightly and without overdoing it), and if we do not have a snack we will end up stuffing ourselves in the last meal of the day with the problems that this entails: slow and heavy digestion, acidity, discomfort when sleeping…

We propose on this occasion a different and really balanced snack: some apples with oatmeal baked, ideal to help us eliminate the hunger we may feel in the afternoons, but which becomes a light and equally nutritious option.

The benefits of baked oatmeal apples

As with breakfast, the reality is that Oats combined with the apple is a nutritious and healthy dish. For example, oats are notable for their richness in B vitamins (especially B1 and B2), as well as minerals (such as phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, zinc, calcium and iron), as well as complex amino acids and carbohydrates.

On the other hand, it has a quality in common with apples, and that is It is very rich in fiber, being especially useful when it comes to improving our intestinal transit and helping us to prevent constipation.

On the other hand, It is an ideal snack to help us reduce high levels of fats in the blood (especially LDL cholesterol and triglycerides), and is tremendously useful for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases.

How to make an apple snack with baked oatmeal?

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of fine oats
  • 4 apples
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 tablespoons of brown sugar (or 4 tablespoons of brown sugar)
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Cinnamon powder

Preparation of the apples with oatmeal in the oven:

First of all mix in a bowl or large bowl the rolled oats, the whole flour and the olive oil. To do this, try to knead it well with your hands.

Now wash the apples well, peel them and remove their hearts. Cut them into slices or squares (as you prefer) and place them in a baking dish.

Cover with the oatmeal, flour and oil paste and sprinkle a little sugar or brown sugar and cinnamon on top.

To finish, heat the oven a little for a few minutes (5 minutes will be enough) at 170ºC of temperature. ThemesFruit recipes

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