A wholesome bowl of hot blueberry oatmeal with flaxseed, topped with toasted pecans, fresh blueberries, and a drizzle of maple syrup. This oatmeal will keep you full and satisfied all morning long.
Flaxseed oatmeal is a hearty and nutritious breakfast made with old-fashioned oats and flaxseed meal. It’s topped with fresh blueberries, pecans, and a drizzle of maple syrup.
This oatmeal is creamy, filling, and good for you. You can make it gluten-free and/or dairy-free with few easy swaps.
OATMEAL WITH FLAXSEED BENEFITS
Oatmeal with flaxseed is not only a tasty breakfast but it also has many health benefits. Here are a few worth mentioning:
- Good source of protein
- 100% whole grain
- Rich in dietary fiber
- Loaded with nutrients
- High in omega-3 fatty acids
Plus, it’s naturally sweetened and the toppings are 100% adaptable.
HOW TO MAKE FLAXSEED OATMEAL
In a small saucepan, bring milk and water to a simmer. Stir in oats, flaxseed, and salt. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for about 6-7 minutes or until the oats are tender.
Remove the saucepan from the heat, cover, and let stand for about 5 minutes. Before serving, stir the oatmeal a couple of times and if desired, add a little milk to thin out.
Divide between two individual bowls and top with blueberries, pecans, and maple syrup.