Ladies! A simple, healthy idea for you sent with much love and best wishes on this weekday morning…

First, the back story. I made Swiss Oats one evening to eat for breakfast the next day, but then found I wasn’t too thrilled to eat them the next morning…so I spooned them into an ice cube tray, put them in the freezer until they were solid, then transferred them to a zipping freezer bag. Since then I’ve experimented with putting two or three of┬áthem in my smoothies and I’m so pleased with the outcome!

I like the combination for a few reasons. One, they add stay-power. You feel fuller longer if your smoothie is your whole breakfast. Two, they add a subtle sour and cinnamon flavor that it really nice. And three, adding nice healthy bacteria to our food is good too!

The idea for Swiss oats is to let oatmeal sit overnight in yogurt, where the bacteria breaks them down a bit and they become easier to digest.

They are simple to make, just 1 cup of yogurt + 1 cup of water will cover 2 cups of oatmeal + spices you like {1 tsp is good; I like cinnamon and nutmeg myself}. I then let mine sit on the counter overnight, but you could put it in the fridge if you want to. If you’re eating them as is, you can add a banana or applesauce or peaches and nuts or whatever you like for a nice breakfast.

Or, when you make your smoothie, you can add the fruits and vegetables and nuts and seeds then!

Here is a smoothie I make often:

1 cup almond milk
1 cup water
1 cup frozen spinach
1/2 cup frozen bananas
1/2 cup frozen peaches or blueberries or cherries
1 Tbs flax seeds
1/4 cup almonds
1/8 cup natural peanut butter
1 Tbs cocoa
1 tsp plain gelatin
2-3 cubes of frozen Swiss oats

As my little granddaughter would say, “I hope you wike it!”

Have a wonderful day my friend! I wish you a day of health, both mind and body! Be well!