7 Oat Bowls To Quench Your Hunger At The Middle Of The Night
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Although oats are typically associated with breakfast and baking, they may also serve as a fantastic base for a variety of savoury and sweet, nutritious, low-cost meals. If you are feeling peckish late at night, it is a good idea to have it as a snack. 

To begin with, the USDA states that oats provide a variety of vital minerals, such as phosphorus, thiamine, and magnesium, that are required for optimal health. While other foods may come to mind more quickly when thinking about antioxidants, a study has shown that oats are a good source of avenanthramides, which are polyphenol antioxidants that fight disease. 

7 Bowls Of Oats To Try Late At Night

1. Cheese, Greens, and Savoury Egg oats

There is no need for oats to be sweet. If you are craving salty, then toasted oats can improve flavour. Make this savoury variation suitable for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Cook for 10 to 12 minutes, stirring frequently, or until the ingredients are creamy. Add three cups of baby spinach, tossing to wilt over medium heat. Add one cup of grated low-fat cheddar cheese and stir. Spoon into individual serving dishes and garnish with a sliced avocado, a hard-boiled egg cut in half, or a runny fried egg with a couple of squirts of spicy sauce. 

2. Oatmeal Pancakes

This hybrid of two beloved breakfast dishes is excellent when prepared in advance and stores beautifully. It's a fantastic dessert or mid night snack as well. In a blender container, combine one egg, 1 cup plain Greek yoghurt, one ripe banana, and 1 tsp vanilla; blend until smooth. Combine one cup of rolled oats, half a cup of whole-wheat or oat flour, one tsp each of cinnamon, ginger, and baking powder, one tsp each of baking soda, and one tsp each of salt in a big bowl. Mix the yoghurt mixture into a mixture of oats. Before slicing, let it cool for about five minutes. Present the pieces with a dollop of maple syrup and berries on top.

3. Oats And Salmon

Chewy oats provide more fibre and omega-3 fatty acids to this revamped meatloaf. After adding it, spread the salmon mixture until it reaches an even height and width. Once the salmon loaf is set in the centre, bake it for 10 minutes after spreading it with ½ cup of barbecue sauce and baking it for 20 minutes. Let cool for a few minutes before removing the mould. 

4. Hot Cocoa Oats

It's so simple to make oats at home, and you can control the amount of sugar too. This blend of spices and sweetness strikes the perfect balance, and if kept in an airtight jar on the countertop, it will keep its freshness for a week. After two minutes of heating, stir often and stir in the cocoa powder. Take care to prevent burning the oats. To cool, spread the mixture out on a cutting board. When the granola sits, it gets crunchy. Serve in a dish with milk or over yoghurt with berries on top. Yields four servings.

5. Oats Prep Bowl

You can prepare this spicier grab-and-go snack three days before using your favourite or nondairy milk. Mix 1 tbsp honey, 1 tsp turmeric, ¼ tsp ginger powder, ¼ tsp cardamom, ¼ tsp cinnamon, and a pinch of salt in a medium-sized bowl. Add a quarter cup of unsweetened cashew, almond, or oat milk and stir. Garnish with chopped cashews or pistachios, diced mango, and dry coconut flakes before serving. 

6. Oats With Lava Cake

To make these delectable lava cake baked oats, simply blend rolled oats, half a banana, milk, maple syrup, baking powder, chocolate powder, protein powder, and chia seeds in a blender. After that, mix the oats for 20 minutes, insert a chocolate bar into the mixture and sprinkle chocolate on top.

7. Oatmeal Cookies

Making oatmeal cookies is a delicious way to enjoy oats as a sweet treat. Mix oats with eggs, sugar, butter, flour, and a small baking soda. Add ingredients like almonds, dried fruits, or chocolate chips and stir. Spoon dough onto a baking sheet in heaps, then bake until golden brown. The ideal ratio of sweetness to wholesomeness is achieved in these cookies.

Oats are the newest "it" food in India and, given their health advantages, a great alternative to many Indian grains and cereals in the diet. You are welcome to use these for cravings when looking for nutritious options.