Healthy Steel Cut Oats

Steel Cut Oats with Kefir and Chia Seeds

Steel cut oats are less processed than rolled or instant oats.  
This healthy low-calorie breakfast will keep you going all morning. It’s a great way to kick start your day.
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Healthy
Servings: 4
Calories: 339kcal


  • 2 cups organic steel cut oats
  • 2 cups filtered water for soaking
  • 1 cup milk or nut milk
  • 1 cups filtered water for cooking
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 1/4 cup organic chia seeds soaked in 1/2 cup filtered water for 20 minutes
  • 1 tablespoon organic honey
  • 1 cup frozen organic berries
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 1/4 cup organic sultanas or currants


  • Cover oats in warm filtered water. Add 1 teaspoon whey, kefir or apple cider vinegar. Soak oats overnight or up to 24hours. See post on soaking grains here
  • In the morning strain and rinse well
  • Bring steel cut oats to boil in milk or nut milk and water, cinnamon, cardamom and ground cloves with a pinch of salt. 
    Making Steel Cut Oats
  • Turn down heat and simmer for 20 minutes, uncovered or until the water has evaporated.  
  • Add coconut and chia. Lets oats cool. Add flaxseed
  • Layer oats on the bottom of a jar, layer kefir, mixed fruit of your choice and drizzle with molasses


serves 4
Healthy Steel cut oats nutritional information