Published December 20, 2012 | Written by James Schend
Omega-3 fatty acid is a key ingredient in helping to reduce the inflammation of arthritis and other joint problems, but getting enough of it every day can be challenging. This oatmeal tastes great and gets you half your daily requirements of Omega-3s—and no, we didn’t add any salmon to it.
Cooking tip: Arthritis-fighting food: flaxseed (Omega-3)
|Serving size:||1½ cups|
|Calories per serving:||374|
|Total Fat 6.9g||11%|
- 1 cup water
- ½ cup old-fashioned oats
- ¼ cup dried, unsweetened cherries or cranberries
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 tablespoon flaxseeds
- 1 tablespoon molasses
Step by Step:
- Combine first six ingredients in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes, or until almost all of the water has been absorbed.
- Add flaxseeds, cover, and let stand for 5 minutes.
- Serve drizzled with molasses.