This gluten-free, complex carbohydrate is also a complete protein. That means it contains all the amino acids your body needs (just like meat), making it an ideal complex carbohydrate to add to your plant-based or vegan diet! It’s also high in fiber to keep you feeling full, which will definitely help you portion-control and lose weight.
Start your day off right with a breakfast quinoa bowl, or make a zesty quinoa salad for lunch.
Oats are a beneficial whole-grain to add to your diet because they support healthy digestion and can reduce bloating. They’re super high in nutrients and stabilize your blood sugar, too, making them a powerful ally in weight loss. Talk about a perfect way to start your day!
Try making this tasty Triple Berry Baked Oatmeal (which can be meal-prepped to last for days). Or, if you don’t have time to bake, make a super easy overnight oats recipe like Peach, Cherry, and Almond Overnight Oats.