Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Blueberry and Apricot Breakfast Bowl

Not all my breakfast bowls make it to my blog but all do make it to my INSTAGRAM so why not give me a follow so you never have to miss a post again. We are half way through the week so good morning and happy Wednesday! I'm starting the day with this Blueberry and Apricot bowl. I had never tried apricot until a few days ago which is such a shame because I've definitely been missing out. Thanks to my food-loving boyfriend, I'm trying lots of different foods everyday, seafood included and we all know I've never really been a fan. The fruit kingdom is so vast and I won't rest until just about every single fruit in the world has been a topping in one of my bowls at least once. Challenge accepted! So what are the health benefit of apricots? Apart from being oh so sweet and oh so golden, apricots are packed with ample doses of essential vitamins, plenty of fiber, potassium and of course low fat content. Even though they contain both soluble and insoluble fiber, apricots are particularly rich in soluble fiber which helps maintain healthy cholesterol levels and blood glucose. Vitamin A which apricots are a great source of, is important for proper immune system function, normal vision and maintaining a healthy soft tissue, teeth and skin. Need I say more?

I did a post on the benefits of eating blueberries a few months back and so I'll leave that one to you, don't really need to delve into the details again right. I'll writing up similar posts for kiwis, bananas, oranges, apples; you name it, I'll be writing about it. So what do you need to achieve this easy yet nutritious bowl?

What you need: 

2 sachets Oat So Simple
110g  Water (Or milk)
1 ripe Kiwi
1 banana
A handful of blueberries
1 ripe apricot
1 dollop Whole earth peanut butter
A sprinkle of Holland and Barrett's mixed seeds


Method: 
  1. In a bowl, mix Oats and water and microwave for 2 minutes.
  2. Top with fruits, peanut butter and mixed seeds.
  3. Serve immediately.

Are you noticing a trend here? That's because Oats are prepare the exact same way every time, the only variants are the toppings so what's stopping you?

Nokhuthula xo 
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