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Oatmeal Porridge, Boiled in Milk − Benefits and Best Recipes

According to the experts and specialists in dietetics, the oatmeal porridge, boiled in milk is one of the most useful dishes for breakfast for children or adults. Due to today's cheapness of the product, the oatmeal is very popular; it is rightly considered a healthy food, providing the body with energy for the rest of the day. In this article, we are going to discuss, how calorific, useful and necessary oatmeal boiled in milk for our organism, and should give also some of the most useful recipes for its cooking. 






Composition, Calorific Content and Useful Properties of This Product 

The average calorific value of the oatmeal porridge, boiled in milk, is about 102 Kcal per 100g of the prepared product. This means that by consuming a porridge portion of 7-9 oz, a person fully provides the body with energy for 3-4 hours. Ingredients that are part of the product are present in such quantities: 

- proteins, in the amount of 3.2g; 
- fats, in the amount of 4.1g; 
- carbohydrates, in the amount of 14.2 g. 

The oatmeal porridge, boiled in milk, in its composition has many complex carbohydrates. Getting into the body, they slowly and leisurely turn into glucose, thereby maintaining a sufficient level of energy in the organism for a long time. 

In addition, the oatmeal has a relatively low glycemic index (GI − is a reflection of the comparison of the body's reaction on the product with the body's response to pure glucose, in which it is always 100). This is a serious advantage of oatmeal in front of other cereals. Using it in the diet, the porridge helps maintain a normal level of sugar in the body. This property is extremely useful for people suffering from the diabetes mellitus. Specialists in dietology, recommend taking into account GI, making up your own diet and menu. Daily using the oatmeal porridge, boiled in milk, the body gradually lowers cholesterol, which further reduces the risk of atherosclerosis and related diseases. 

This porridge also contains a huge amount of vitamins and micronutrients. A present in the composition of B vitamins, help develop the body serotonin. The oatmeal porridge boiled in milk will not only provide the body with energy, but also contribute to the influx of calorizators into the organism, which will serve a good mood for the whole day. The product also contains the dietary fiber, which helps the body to purify itself during the period of intoxication. The porridge creates the effect of a scrub − a cosmetic cream containing solid particles. It is used to cleanse the skin of dead cells, only not for the face, as many used to think, but for the intestines. 

A useful property of the oatmeal porridge in terms of cooking, it is considered its compatibility with various products and addictions. That is, it can be cooked sweet, like a child's wheat cream. You can make the oatmeal salty, classic porridge, not inferior to wheat or buckwheat groats. The dish is combined with various dried fruits, berries, jams and jellies. The universality of oatmeal porridge is its strength. 

Among the harmful properties characteristic of the oatmeal porridge, boiled in milk, is high fat content. Using it must be in reasonable quantities, in order to prevent the formation of the excess weight. 

Recipes of Oatmeal Porridge Boiled in Milk 

As you understand because of the universality there are a lot of different recipes for the porridge. Let us consider, at least three basic recipes for the oatmeal preparation boiled in milk − it is "salty" and "sweet" recipes, as well as a recipe with dried fruits. 

Recipe number 1 − salted porridge. Prepare 3/4 cup of oatmeal, if necessary, sort out, remove excess garbage, rinse. Get milk out of the refrigerator, heat to the room temperature (enough to leave it in the kitchen for one hour), prepare two cups of liquid. Also, you need two tablespoons of the butter and salt to taste. Put the milk on the stove; add the rump and other ingredients. Cook over low heat for 8-10 minutes, before taking off from the fire try to readiness. 

Recipe number 2 - sweet porridge. Prepare one cup of the oatmeal. Note that it can be either in pure form or with the addition of various other cereals (6, 7 or 9 cereals). Put out of the refrigerator and heat to room temperature three cups of milk. Also, cook two teaspoons of sugar and about two ounces of butter. Then, put the milk on the stove, and wait for the boil. Once the milk starts to boil, add the sugar, butter and the cereals. Having established the average fire, constantly stirring, you may boil the porridge until a full ready. For the crushed flakes, it takes 8-10 minutes, for whole oat grains - 30 minutes. After cooking, let infusing it for five more minutes. 

Recipe №3 - porridge with fruit. This recipe completely repeats the previous one for oatmeal boiled in milk with sugar. The only difference is that it is necessary to add in the porridge the dried fruit or the berries after cooking (five minutes, see above). 

Well, such simple recipes are waiting for you, when cooking the oatmeal porridge boiling in milk. Do you have your own recipe? − Share them with us, in the comments.

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