Oat Bran 101

by HEAB on January 7, 2011

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A reader emailed me yesterday requesting I do a post about my beloved oat bran. So, here goes.

My favorite way to eat oat bran is plain and topped with nut butter…

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To make it, I simply add 1 cup water to 1/2 cup oat bran in a pot on the stovetop and bring it to a boil. Once boiling, I reduce the heat to medium and then stir until it reaches my desired consistency – usually only takes about a minute or two. The oat bran is pretty plain tasting, but I prefer it that way.

However, there are times when I like a little boost of flavor…

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Chia Protein Oat Bran

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Or how about a savory bowl: Oat bran blended with spinach and topped with an egg and raw cashew cheese

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Blueberry Cobbler Oat Bran

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Apple Pie Oat Bran: Oat bran cooked with butter and a chopped apple and topped with cinnamon and almond butter.

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Overnight chia protein oats topped with HEABified Magic Shell

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Strawberry Shortcake Oat Bran

Speaking of strawberry shortcakes…

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Summer says Hi.

So, there you have it folks. Oat bran 101. Just be glad I spared you any photos from my cauliflower oat phase. Really, what was I thinking?!? 😉