"Groat" is an old Scottish word from hundreds of years ago that refers to cereal made from whole, hull-less oats. They take a bit longer to prepare than cut or rolled oats, but the exceptionally hearty flavor and chewy subtlety of this wholesome porridge make it well worth the wait.
Scores of studies have documented the many health benefits of oats. The FDA says that diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol and rich in fruits, vegetables, and grain products like oats that contain of dietary fiber, particularly soluble fiber, may reduce the risk of heart disease. Oats help you feel fuller longer, which helps control your weight. Oats may also help reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes, since their soluble fiber helps control blood sugar. Oats are higher in protein and healthy fats, and lower in carbohydrates than most other whole grains. They contain more soluble fiber than any other grain. They also have the best amino acid balance of all the cereal grains.
Start your day the heart-healthy way with a rich bowl of Bob's Red Mill Whole Grain Oat Groats. They also make a great side dish for dinner and are perfect for a satisfying grain salad. Try the tasty and filling Oat Groats Pilaf recipe on the back of our package. Use your home mill to grind groats into fresh oat flour.
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- Love my oat groats!
- I cook these overnight in the slow cooker on low. I use a 50/50 blend of water and milk, plus cinnamon and dried fruit. They come out perfect and delicious every time. My favorite breakfast!
- Sprout them first!!
- Soak them for 12 hours, drain (and keep) the water. Then let them sit for 24 - 48 hours and wait for them to begin to sprout (just barely see the roots starting). THEN eat them. They taste so much better and they're softer. Add the sprouted groats to protein shakes and use the water that you kept from soaking them!!
- Even Better than Steel Cut Oats
- Undoubtly better than Steel cut oats (and those are darn good). See my review of steel cut. The differences are these - the whole oat groats are a bit nuttier/granier (which I like) and most notably, there is little pasty like texture between grains when cooked. Almost rice like, but with all the flavor of oats.||Okay, the one drawback is the long cook time - 50 minutes +. But so worth it. My
- If you already love steel ...
- If you already love steel cut oats, you'll be delighted at first taste of these full-bodied, richly flavored oat groats.
- Nutritional Info
Serving Size: 1/4 cup(46g)
Servings Per Container: 17
Amount Per Serving % Daily
ValueCalories180Calories from Fat30
Total Fat3 g5 %Saturated Fat0.5 g3 %Trans Fat0 g0 %Cholesterol0 mg0 %Sodium0 mg0 %Total Carbohydrate30 g10 %Dietary Fiber5 g20 %Sugars1 gN/AProtein7 g14 %
Vitamin A0 %Vitamin C0 %Calcium2 %Iron10 %
* Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
whole grain oats
*Manufactured in a facility that also uses tree nuts, soy, wheat, and milk