When I was little and my mom would bake delicious gingerbread or oatmeal cookies (two of my dad’s favorite desserts), I would always ask for a taste of molasses. She would give me a spoonful and I would pretend that it was my “medicine”.
It was light molasses, so it didn’t have the vitamin and mineral benefits of blackstrap, but boy, was it yummy.
What Is Blackstrap Molasses?
What are The Benefits of Blackstrap Molasses?
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To read more about the benefits and uses, please check out our article/podcast, 7 Blackstrap Molasses Benefits, and Some Recipes.
The Other Ingredients in our Blackstrap Molasses Oatmeal Recipe
Flaxseeds are a good source of heart-benefiting Omega-3 essential fatty acids and contain both soluble and insoluble fiber.
- Ingredients: Organic ground golden flaxseed
- USDA Organic. All-natural. Gluten-Free. Provides fiber, lignans & Omega-3 fats.
- Flaxseed meal has a robust nutty flavor
- Makes a great egg substitute for most recipes.
- Keep best refrigerated or frozen for longer product life
You can’t make blackstrap molasses oatmeal without oats! Rolled oats have a wide variety of health benefits. Here are a few:
- Rich in antioxidants
- Very filling so can help you lose weight
- Great source of soluble fiber
- Improved blood sugar
- Can help lower your cholesterol
- Case of Four, 32 oz. bags (8 lbs. total)
- Vegan; Vegetarian; 100% Whole Grain; High in Fiber; Kosher Pareve
- 100% whole grain
- 7g protein per serving
It’s common knowledge that bananas are high in potassium, but did you know that they are also good sources of Vitamins C and B6? Bananas also have a natural antacid effect, which may help reduce or relieve acid reflux.
This recipe is for a single serving, but it is easily multiplied for two, four, or the whole gang.
Blackstrap Molasses Oatmeal
- 1/2 cup organic rolled oats (not quick-cooking)
- 1 cup water
- 1 tablespoon blackstrap molasses
- 1 tablespoon flax seeds
- 2 tablespoons non-dairy milk
- 1 tablespoon chopped pecans or walnuts
- Raw honey, organic sugar or agave to sweeten (to taste)
- 1 medium banana
- In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil.
- Add oats, reduce heat to medium and simmer 5-10 minutes, or until most of the water is absorbed and the oats are tender.
- Place cooked oatmeal in a bowl and add non-dairy milk, blackstrap molasses, flax seeds, and nuts.
- Sweeten to taste with your choice of sweetener.
- Stir well.
- Slice banana into oatmeal and stir gently.
All these ingredients add up to one healthy and filling breakfast! We hope you enjoy a your warm bowl of blackstrap molasses oatmeal!
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