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Energise Your Morning with The Viral Scrambled Oats: A Nutrient-Packed Breakfast for Women's Health

When someone first suggested this scrambled oats recipe to me, I must admit, it gave me the ick. 

But as a nutritionist specialising in women's health, I'm always on the lookout for delicious and nutritious breakfast options. So, I gave it a try. To my surprise, it was genuinely delightful (or maybe I'm just biassed because I made it 🧐). 

If you're seeking some morning food inspiration, this recipe is a must-try.

Scrambled Oats Recipe


  • 1 chopped date

  • 20g oats

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon of flaxseeds

  • 1 mashed banana

  • Greek yogurt (for the base)

  • Defrosted berries (for topping)


  1. Mash the banana and mix it with the chopped date, oats, egg, cinnamon, and flaxseeds.

  2. Heat a pan and pour the mixture into it, spreading it into a pancake shape.

  3. Cook until golden brown, then break the cooked mixture into bite-sized chunks using a spatula.

  4. In a bowl, use Greek yogurt as the base, top with the scrambled oats, and add defrosted frozen berries.

What would you top yours with?

Benefits of the Ingredients for Women's Health

Each ingredient in this recipe is carefully selected for its nutritional benefits, making this a powerhouse breakfast for women. Here’s a closer look at how each component supports your health:


Dates are a natural sweetener and are packed with fibre, which aids in digestion. They are also rich in antioxidants and essential minerals like potassium and magnesium, which help maintain heart health and regulate blood pressure.


Oats are a fantastic source of complex carbohydrates and soluble fibre, specifically beta-glucan, which can help reduce cholesterol levels. For women, oats can also aid in regulating blood sugar levels and providing sustained energy throughout the day.


Eggs are a superb source of high-quality protein and essential nutrients like choline, which is crucial for brain health and development. They also provide vitamin D, which supports bone health—a critical concern for women, especially as they age.


Cinnamon is not just a spice; it's a powerful antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties. It helps in regulating blood sugar levels, which is particularly beneficial for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).


Flaxseeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and lignans, which have been shown to have cardiovascular benefits and may reduce the risk of certain cancers. They also provide a good amount of fibre, which supports digestive health and helps in maintaining a healthy weight.


Bananas are an excellent source of potassium, which helps in maintaining proper heart function and regulating blood pressure. They also provide quick-release energy, making them a perfect pre-workout snack.

Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt is rich in protein and probiotics, which are beneficial for gut health. It also contains calcium and vitamin D, essential for maintaining strong bones and preventing osteoporosis in women.


Berries are low in calories but high in fibre, vitamins, and antioxidants. They help in fighting inflammation and may reduce the risk of heart disease. The vitamin C in berries also promotes healthy skin by supporting collagen production.

This scrambled oats recipe is not only a tasty breakfast option but also a nutrient-packed meal that supports lots of aspects of general and women’s health. 

Each ingredient has been chosen for its health benefits, making this a balanced and energising way to start your day. But also its super yummy!

So, next time you're looking for a breakfast idea, give this recipe a try and experiment with your own favourite toppings!

What would you top your scrambled oats with? 

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Much love,


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