Benefits of Oatcakes

Our oatcakes are made using the best wholegrain oats, a superfood, boasting a low GI and packed with fibre, giving you a slow release of energy along with countless other benefits… traditional Scottish fare, oatcakes continue to be popular through their versatility, and as alternative to bread and crackers.

Stockan’s Oatcakes are packed full of premium oats which are linked to numerous health benefits.  Did you know that oats are considered as a superfood?   

As a high fibre, low GI wholegrain, oats work to slow your digestion and keep you feeling fuller for longer – this in turn, curbs your cravings and can promote weight loss.

Beta-glucans apparent in oats are believed to stimulate the immune system and a have proven effect in lowering cholesterol and preventing heart disease.

Historically Scottish oatcakes were a staple food and were traditionally eaten with every meal rather than bread.  Oatcakes delivered a boost of good carbohydrates and were eaten with soup, or served with meat or fish.

Today there are endless ways to eat oatcakes.  Why not try:

  • Swapping them out for bread or rice?
  • Dip them in your soup?
  • Pile your stews onto them?

Alternatively, load your oatcakes with tasting toppings:

  • Scrambled egg
  • Smoked salmon
  • Prawns
  • Butter and jam
  • Peanut butter

It’s a total myth that they’re just for cheese!

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