3 ways to enjoy oats
1. Make a burger. If you're preparing home-made beef burgers, you might use breadcrumbs as part of the recipe. Choose a few oats instead - they'll add a crunchy texture as well as soluble fibre.
2. Oaty coated fish. Flavour a tablespoon of oats with chopped fresh herbs and coarse black pepper. Drizzle some sweet chilli sauce onto a fillet of fish and cover this with the oaty crumb. Pan-fry or grill till golden brown.
3. Blitz them. Throw a handful of oats into your blender when making a fruit smoothie - they go particularly well if you're making a
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