Bake Away With These Two Healthy Guilt-free Oat Recipes To Pacify Your Sweet Tooth

July 8, 2016 1102 0 0

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Do you often feel guilty about ditching your diet and gulping in that hot chocolate brownie? Does the joy of enjoying your favourite sweet soon turns into a guilt of ingesting at least a thousand empty calories? If it sounds like you, do read this article to enjoy sweets with a pinch of health consciousness.

Oats, as we all know, are absolutely healthy and come loaded with beta-glucan fibres and help control cholesterol. These wonder grains must be consumed on a regular basis to stay fit. There are so many interesting recipes like cakes, cookies, etc. that can be prepared using this magic ingredient.

  1. Oats and Pumpkin Cake


Cakes are ultra-sweet and packed with nothing but tasty empty calories. Well, not all cakes are unhealthy! A slice of Oats and pumpkin cakes will never harm your diet and yet pacify your sweet craving.


• Pumpkin (Peeled and Grated) – 250 g
• Jaggery (Grated) – ¼ Cup
• Wheat Flour – ½ Cup
• Semolina (Fine) – 2 tbsp.
• Quick Roll Oats – 2 tbsp.
• Milk – 1 tbsp.
• Nutmeg – ¼ tsp.
• Salt – A pinch
• Baking Powder – ½ tsp.
• Baking Soda – 2 Pinch
• Clarified Butter – 4 tbsp.
• Almond Flakes – 1 tbsp.
• Cherry (Optional)


• Peel and grate the pumpkin
• Take the pumpkin in a mixing bowl and add ghee (clarified butter) and microwave for about 3 minutes
• Now, add jaggery and microwave again for half a minute
• Now add wheat flour, oats, semolina, nutmeg, milk, baking powder, and baking soda to the jaggery and pumpkin mixture
• Mix well and let it rest for a couple of minutes
• Transfer this mixture to a microwave safe greased bowl of your desired shape and bake on 200 degrees C for 20 minutes.
• To cook the cake on the other side, transfer it on a microwave safe plate, grease it with a little ghee and sprinkle some almond flakes.
• Bake it again for about 20 minutes on 200 degrees C


  • Finally, garnish with cherry

2. Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies


Are you on a lookout for a scrumptious yet healthy cookies recipe? Well, Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies is the answer to your sweet tooth without compromising with your health goals.


• Butter – ½ Cup
• Soft Light Brown Sugar – ½ Cup
• Caster Sugar – ½ Cup
• Plain Flour – 1 Cup
• Oats – 1 ¼ Cups
• Egg – 1
• Baking Powder – ½ tsp.
• Baking Soda – ½ tsp.
• Chocolate – 100g
• Vanilla Extract – 1 tsp.


• Cream together the butter and both the sugars
• Preheat oven to about 180 degrees and line two baking trays with baking papers
• Now add an egg to the creamed mixture and beat well
• Take flour and oats in another mixing bowl and add baking soda and baking powder along with the beaten paste
• Again, beat nicely for a couple of minutes and then pour the mixture on a baking tray to make almost 3 cm circles
• Bake for about 8-10 minutes (depending upon the thickness of the cookies)


• Take the cookies out and let them cool a bit before serving.

With these healthy oats recipes at your disposal, you will never have to think twice before preparing something sweet for you and your family.

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