Berry BK Oatmeal is a savvy and swift recipe that uses our muesli mix to help make your mornings easy and healthy.
Buying frozen berries is an affordable and sustainable way to eat your medicine and enjoy flavourful berries picked in their prime growing season all year round. The vitamins + nutrient density of the berries is the best as they are frozen straight after picking.
Anti-oxidant are phytonutrients that can help slow & prevent cellular damage from free radicals that can cause disease. Many plants contain anti-oxidants.
Recipes have ingredients with anti-inflammatory nutrients and avoid common inflammatory foods like sugar, gluten, dairy and processed food. A whole food diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods can help relieve symptoms of inflammation within the body. Inflammation is at the root of most disease = dis-ease.
Eating foods rich in certain vitamins minerals & phytonutrients can help balance our bodies hormones and endocrine system which affect our adrenal, thyroid, reproductive health.
Hormonal imbalances may cause a wide variety of different symptoms from fatigue, mood swings, brain fog, anxiety, insomnia, weight gain, weight loss, food cravings, skin + hair + nail health, muscle weakness or pain, inflammation, dryness, infertility,
Foods that can help with balancing hormones;
Leafy Greens & Root Vegetables - high in antioxidants
Nuts - walnuts, brazil nuts,
Seeds - flax, hemp, chia, pumpkin, sunflower,
Wild-caught Omega 3 rich fish like Salmon
Coconut Oil - Medium Triglyercide
Seaweeds & Nettles, Parsley, Dandelions
Medicinal Herbs like Ashwagandha, Shatavari, Maca, Triphala, Licorice, Adaptogens
Omega 3's, Iodine, Selenium, Vitamin B's & D, Digestive enzymes, bitters,
Probiotic and prebiotic foods
Organic & low toxic foods, body & household products
Heart Healthy recipes have lots of whole grains, fruits & vegetables. A diet rich in plant foods, low in refined fatty foods can help lower cholesterol.
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BK Berry Oatmeal
ADD muesli + water + berries + pinch salt to a small saucepan & bring to a low & gentle simmer.
STIR until oatmeal thickens and softens.
in bowls drizzled with honey or maple.
topped with apple or pear butter or apple sauce for sweetness.
topped with chopped or grated apple.
topped with a dollop of plain yoghurt.
MIX all the ingredients in a bowl or glass jar.
STORE in a sealed glass container—a great recipe to make in batches.
SWAP frozen mixed berries for any berries you like. I like to use frozen they are more budget-conscious + eco-conscious when it comes to those small plastic berry packets + often much better quality as they are picked and immediately frozen.
*COCONUT – use shredded or desiccated unsweetened coconut OR crushed coconut flakes
ADD 2 tbsp Super Seed Mix to amp up the digestive + hormone balancing goodness.
ADD chopped walnuts, pecans, cashew pieces.
SWAP raisins for currants, sultanas, cranberries, golden berries, blueberries, apricots, dates or any other dried fruit you like!