Oats Recipes For Weight Loss

Oats may not be the first thing you think about when it comes to ingredients that may help weight loss, but oats are a great way to implement a healthy diet and in this blog post, we go over a few ways you can include oats in your diet to eat more healthily and lose weight! Check out my favourite oats recipes for weight loss that will keep you on track towards getting your dream body.

Ready to eat, off the shelf cereals, aren’t often the most waist-friendly foods. They have hidden unwanted sugars and artificial colours and preservatives, that just add unnecessary calories to your day. If you’re looking at shaping up for Christmas then plain oatmeal is a great option that isn’t as processed and is healthier for you. Adding your own flavours and reducing added sweeteners will assist with avoiding weight gain and slimming down, but in general Oats are great for weight loss because they are very filling.

Oatmeal for breakfast is traditionally the best way to sustain you and keep you fuller for longer. This means that you can reduce urges to snack which over time boost your weight loss efforts. Overnight oats or smoothies are also a very quick way to maintain a healthy diet even when you need to get out the door quickly. They also reduce your preparation and cooking time in the morning to leave you satisfied, fuller for longer and ready to go wherever you need to on time.

All you have to do is whip up a bowl or fill a Mason jar or Tupperware container with grains, toppings, add-ins, and a liquid like milk or water. Then you throw it in the refrigerator. While you’re sleeping, the flavours fuse together, so all you have to do is eat it in the morning — no cooking required!

Here are some quick recipes for 3 types of meals you can have with Oats for a healthier diet that promote your weight loss journey:


Oats Smoothie for Weight Loss


½ cup of skim milk or ¼ cup of full fat and ¼ cup of water

½ cup of Natural Yoghurt

Half a cup of GF Oats

½ cup of banana

½ cup of pineapple

Mint leaves


Porridge for Weight Loss

½ cup of GF Oats

1 cup of water

Or a ½ cup of water & ½ cup of milk

Or 1 cup of skim milk

Pinch of salt

Serve with a sprinkle of cinnamon, great for weight loss

¼ cup of sliced almonds

¼ cup of natural yoghurt


Fruit Lassi Overnight Oats For Weight Loss

½ cup of GF Oats

½ cup of milk

1 cup of yoghurt or kefir

1/2 cup of fruit, eg Mango or berries

Keep up the good work and enjoy!

These are only 3 recipes that can promote weight loss in a healthy diet, but we have plenty of others in our recipe blog section of the GF oats website! Check out more oat recipes there if you love these ones as much as we do.

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