Oatmeal, Linseed and Sesame Cookies for Those Diet Cravings

September 27, 2018
Sometimes, we're unsure of the best snacks to eat when we're on a diet. Here, we'll show you three ingredients that give your body nutrients and that will also help you lose weight by fighting those frustrating cravings.

Some of the best and cheapest solutions for diet cravings, are oats, linseed, and sesame seeds. Plus, they have an infinite number of advantages for the body.

One of the main qualities of these three products is that they’re great for healthy weight loss.

As you may know, losing weight can be very difficult, and one of the main problems has to do with food anxiety.

That’s why this recipe is a good way to cut cravings while losing weight in a healthy way. This is because it helps to calm your desire to snack when you’re dieting.

The Advantages of this Diet Snack

The benefits of oats

Oats have a lot of benefits that promote wellness. Some of these qualities have to do with the stimulation of lecithin production in the liver, which causes a purifying effect.

Also, their high fiber content helps to clean your arteries. That’s why they prevent cholesterol problems, and they even help to control your blood glycemic levels. This is particularly effective for controlling diabetes.

Diet cravings

Oats are also great for your digestion since they help your intestinal tract. And that’s not to mention that they contains slow-absorbing carbohydrates that will help keep you fuller longer.

Lastly, they help with problems associated with the thyroid gland (which is in charge of regulating your metabolism), since they contain iodine, which helps it to function correctly.

This is particularly important when it comes to losing weight. After all, in some cases of those who are overweight, the problem is not with overeating, but with the thyroid gland. 

The properties of linseed

Linseed is a seed with a large number of minerals that are beneficial for the body.

Among other things,it has a high fiber content which helps to regulate blood pressure and blood sugar and contributes to better digestive functioning. 

Linseed also has high levels of omega 3’s, which prevent cardiovascular diseases. It also contains B vitamins and other essential minerals.


Lastly, linseed has a particularly favorable weight loss property since it helps with quick muscle recovery. It stimulates the use of fats for energy.

The properties of sesame seeds

Sesame is a rich source of minerals like potassium, zinc, iron, phosphorus, calcium, and B and E vitamins. 

Overall, sesame:

  • Helps prevent high cholesterol.
  • Stimulates correct arterial functioning.
  • Improves intestinal function.
  • Contributes to the correct function of nerves and muscles.

It’s also been used to treat osteoporosis, anemia and circulatory problems, which makes it one of the most beneficial seeds.

Oatmeal, linseed and sesame cookies

Next, we’ll show you a great recipe for controlling cravings while you diet. It will give you all of the benefits that we previously mentioned. Plus, you’ll get them all in just a single cookie, in addition to it helping you calm your food anxiety, which is common when you are subjecting yourself to a diet regimen.

It’s a very simple recipe.Oatmeal cookies


  • 1 whole egg
  • 1/4 cup sugar (50 g)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla (7 ml)
  • 1 cup of oatmeal (230 g)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder (3.5 g)
  • 1 tablespoon soaked linseed (15 g)
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds (15 g)


The steps to make these cookies are very simple:

  • You just have to mix all of the ingredients together in a bowl until you have a dough-like consistency.
  • Then, take a small amount of the dough with a spoon and put it on a pre-greased baking sheet.
  • In order for them to bake properly, you should pat the cookies down a bit. 
  • Then, bake them for about 30 minutes at 180 degrees.

That’s it! You’ll have some tasty cookies that will also help you to control your cravings, just like that.

Some final notes

Ideally, these cookies should have all three of these ingredients. However, don’t stop yourself from making them if you don’t have all of the ingredients. Even if you don’t have sesame or linseed, you can still make these cookies to stop your diet cravings.

No matter what, what you have to have are the oats, because they give the cookies their consistency since they don’t contain flour.

Make sure the linseed is soaked if you’re going to use it. This is because it’s very difficult for our body to digest. So, before using it, we recommend that you grind it up a bit. Also, the sesame seed should be toasted for the best results.