Ginger Green Tea Steel Cut Oats
It's often said to be one of the healthiest drinks on the planet. Usually, claims like this are hotly disputed when it comes to health and nutrition. But when it comes to green tea, most everyone is in agreement that there are many undeniable reasons to incorporate into your daily routine. Here are just a few of the many benefits green tea offers your body.
It contains an antioxidant called catechins, which fight and may even prevent cell damage.
Research has shown that it improves blood flow and supports efforts to lower cholesterol.
It's been shown to help block the formation of plaques that in the brain that contribute to Alzheimer's.
Can help support stable blood sugar in people with diabetes.
Aids healthy cells in all stages of growth.
If you're interested in a new way to incorporate the health benefits of green tea into your lifestyle try this quick and easy steel cut oats recipes that uses green tea as the cooking liquid.
2 cups of filtered water
2 green tea bags, I used Lemon Ginger green tea since I was also planning to use a little ginger in my final dish.
1 1/4 cups of steel cut oats
1/2 a small red apple sliced into strips on a mandolin
About 8 -10 walnuts roughly chopped
sprinkle of pink himalayan sea salt
sprinkle of organic ginger
Bring your water to a boil and add the tea bags. Turn off the heat and let the tea steep for about 4 minutes. Throw away your tea bags and add the oats and salt to your tea. Bring to a slow almost boil then reduce the heat to low and cover. Let your oats simmer in the tea for about 6 minutes or until the consistency you prefer. Place it in a bowl and top with apple slices, walnuts and a sprinkle of ginger.