|1 h 10 min||0 min||4|
|1 cup||Apple juice|
|2 cup||Rolled oats, dry|
|1 medium||Apple without skin (grated)|
|1/2 cup||Plain yogurt, 2-4% M.F.|
|1 tbsp||Lemon juice|
|1 medium||Banana (sliced)|
|1/4 cup||Hazelnuts (chopped)|
|2 tbsp||Honey (optional)|
|1/4 tsp||Cinnamon (optional)|
1. In bowl, pour apple juice over rolled oats; cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
2. Stir in grated apple, yogurt and lemon juice, mixing until well combined. Spoon the mixture into individual bowls or jars. Top with sliced banana, cranberries and hazelnuts. Drizzle with honey and sprinkle with cinnamon if desired. Enjoy!
You can prep a large batch on the weekend and store in jars covered for up to 3 days. You can also top with berries, nuts and seeds.
Contain a type of fiber called pectin that acts a prebiotic to feed the good bacteria in your gut. The fiber in apples also contributes to their blood sugar balancing properties.
Contain a soluble fiber called beta-glucan that helps to reduce bad LDL cholesterol, balance blood sugar and keep you regular.