Homemade oatmeal or avena casera is one of the recipes that I love to prepare the most, as a child I did not like much, perhaps because of the way my mother prepared it, and more when I served it hot, I had to take it with a spoon and blowing to not to burn my mouth.
Most likely that was the least I liked about oats, I even used to evade it when possible, homemade oats, it is very common to find it in many parts, from coffee shops to street vendors, you can even find versions in personal packs.
Only until I tried this cold homemade oatmeal, in a coffee shop was that I loved it, I decided to look for the recipe to prepare it at home, so today I will share this recipe of creamy homemade oatmeal, very delicious and I know that you will love it like me.
Some benefits of oatmeal:
Oatmeal is the super cereal, as it contains more protein than any other cereal and multiple health benefits and here I will tell you about the top 6.
It helps to lose weight: Being a food that turns out to be satiating, it prevents you from eating more than this or other foods, plus it avoids the ups and downs of glucose, so it does not trigger blood sugar.
Avoid the onset of asthma: Fiber helps prevent asthma, the inclusion of oats at an early age in children benefits children from developing the disease.
It feeds good gut bacteria: Oats contain beta glens that are soluble fermentable fiber, which benefits the bacteria that make up the microbiota by helping their growth and permanence in the intestines.
Improves digestion: Oats being rich in soluble fiber help people who have constipation thus improving intestinal transit. Improving the digestive system and in the digestion of food.
An ally for beauty treatments: Oats help in the absorption of dirt and other debris that accumulates in the pores of the skin helping to have a balanced PH. Oils that also contain help keep the skin hydrated.Español
- 1 cup oatmeal
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder
- 4 cups milk
- 1 cup water
- 4 tablespoons sugar
- In a slow cooker, place the oats, milk, and water over medium heat for about 20 minutes, stirring constantly with a spoon.
- Add cinnamon and sugar. Reduce heat to low for 15 more minutes.
- Remove the pot from the heat and allow to cool. Place the oats in a bowl and refrigerate for 2 hours.
- Place the oats in a blender and mix for a minute. Add more water if you want it not to be as creamy. Serve cold and accompany almojábanas, fritters or cheese bread.