Warm morning oats with honey and fig
Calm your nervous system with a bowl of creamy oats
Ever wondered why after a bowl of oats you feel calm and centered? Oats are classified as nervines and are one of my favourite medicinal foods for nourishing the nervous system. A bowl of creamy oats each morning can significantly reduce nervous tension, anxiety, stress and depression.
Oats have been shown to lower cholesterol and are classified as a low GI food helping to regulate blood sugar, keeping you fuller for longer and ensuring a slow burning release of energy throughout the day.
Top your oats with roasted figs, a sprinkle of nuts and a drizzle of honey and you will have yourself a happy belly and calm nervous system.
1/2 cup of dry oats
1/4 cup coconut milk (or whatever milk you desire)
1/4 cup of filtered water
1 tsp of chia seeds (optional)
1 tsp flax seeds (optional)
A handful of nuts
1 fig chopped in half
3 tsp of honey
1. Turn the oven on to 180 degrees
2. Place figs in a baking dish and drizzle with 1 tsp of honey, bake for 15 minutes or until soft
3. Pour oats, milk, water, chia and flax seeds into a saucepan and cook for 5 minutes until oats have
formed a porridge texture
4. Pour oats into a bowl and top with crushed nuts, roasted figs and drizzle with remaining honey
Em, The Body Bible x