How to Cook Rolled Oats

Time and again, we are reminded to live a healthy life. This healthy lifestyle includes exercising regularly or at least engaging in any physical activity that can get a person’s heart rate pumping at the optimum level, limiting one’s alcohol intake, quitting smoking completely and last but definitely not the least, eating food that is good for the health – leafy green vegetables and avoiding high calorie food.

One food that promotes a healthy well – being is oats. Rolled oats are those that are rolled under heavy rollers to produce the flat flakes. They are a great source of vitamins and minerals such as but not limited to iron, fibre and also thiamine. With oats, cholesterol levels found in a person’s blood streams are reduced. Oats also aid the digestive system as it contains dietary fibre. For people afflicted with diabetes, oats help keep their blood glucose level in track. A helping of oats boosts our immune system. One serving provides us with vitamins and minerals that fight off common bacterial infections.

With all the advantages that oats give a person, it is best to include oats as part of our daily diet. And the best thing about oats is that it is really easy to prepare and cook. It is quick to prepare too. Just follow the simple instructions found below and be on your way to enjoying the plentiful benefits of oats.

Do not forget to have your oats serving today! Grab a bowl of oats today!

Oats that are quick to cook come from seeds that have been dehulled, cleaned, kilned (roasted lightly), steamed and finally flaked.


  • 2 cups of water
  • rolled oats
  • salt


  1. Two cups of water must be brought to a boil.
  2. The next step is to add a cup of those rolled oats. Afterwards, add a pinch of salt.
  3. Let the water reach the boiling level. Minimize the heat by reducing it to low.
  4. Put the cover or lid on top and cook for around seven to twelve minutes. This will produce around four cups of cooked oatmeal.

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About the Author: Leona Kesler is a head-chef at a very popular food restaurant in New York. Also she is a blogger who shares her experiences, tips, and other informative details about food and cooking. Her recipes are featured on many magazines.

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