Gluten-free oats are a great source of fiber and protein. Compared to refined grains, oats have a low glycemic score, and they can help boost your immunity, aid digestion and lower cholesterol levels.
They also have plenty of benefits, including:
Oatmeal is great with milk and fruit, but it’s also delicious as a more savory dish. Here’s a tasty way to change it up.
Savory Oatmeal with Sausage and Cheese
¾ cup low-sodium chicken broth
½ cup old-fashioned, gluten-free rolled oats
2 precooked, gluten-free chicken or turkey breakfast sausage links, sliced
Pinch of ground cumin
1 Tbs. chopped green onion
2 Tbs. shredded Parmesan or Asiago cheese
PER SERVING: 453 cal, 12g fat (4g mono, 4g poly, 4g sat), 57mg chol, 561mg sodium, 57g carb (9g fiber, 1g sugars), 29g protein
Note: Make this vegetarian by using vegetable broth and meatless breakfast sausage.