Sunday, 9 April 2017

Belgian dark chocolate & Puffed brown rice Oats breakfast bowl

Its a beautiful, sunny Sunday morning and I'm starting it off with this simple oats breakfast bowl topped with belgian dark chocolate and puffed brown rice. Oats and puffed brown rice keep me full for a good few hours, keeping me going through the day and are great for IBS. I'm more focused on the dark chocolate part of the bowl, I mean its chocolate! Dark chocolate has nutrients that benefit your health containing soluble fiber and minerals as well as contains biologically active organic compounds that act as strong antioxidants.
Dark chocolate also raises high-density lipoprotein in turn protecting low-density lipoprotein (bad cholesterol) from undergoing oxidation. This means LDL is stopped from reacting with free radicals in the body causing it to be reactive resulting in damage to body tissues. And finally, this is one of the biggest and known reason to eat dark chocolate, it reduces the risk of heart disease. Your heart is an organ you have to protect. Puffed brown rice is a great alternative to refined, high sugar cereals available in mainstream supermarkets. Puffed brown rice is 100% whole brown rice that offers a variety of nutritional benefits. Whatever your topping preference, they sure will taste great.



What you need:
  • Oats
  • 1 banana
  • 3 tbspns puffed brown rice
  • 6 squares melted dark chocolate
  • a sprinkle of chia seeds

Method:


  1. Pour oats into bowl and add 180ml milk then microwave for 2 mins.
  2. Add puffed brown rice to melted chocolate and mix.
  3. Top with bananas, melted chocolate mixture and a sprinkle of chia seeds.
Nokhuthula xo
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