Scottish Oatmeal

I found a good article on oatmeal nutrition facts. It turns out that daily oatmeal will lower bad cholesterol. We’ll see! Before I went vegan, I had high cholesterol levels. My doctor had me on medication. With a vegan lifestyle, my levels went way down — enough that he told me I didn’t need the … Continue reading Scottish Oatmeal

Surprise! Oatmeal

This morning I made oatmeal. Big surprise, eh? Heavy on the strawberries with my usual nuts, seeds and cinnamon. Also, we have fresh bananas in the house, so there you have it! Do you drink coffee in the morning? I went a couple of years without coffee. I just enjoy the taste and smell too … Continue reading Surprise! Oatmeal

Making Perfect Oatmeal

Okay. It’s subjective. I think it’s a perfect breakfast! Here’s what I do almost every morning. I boil three cups of filtered water with a dash of salt. Meanwhile, I prepare a bowl with a tablespoon of every nut and seed on our lazy suzan on the kitchen island. We keep this well stocked thanks … Continue reading Making Perfect Oatmeal

Good Morning Oatmeal!

From Wikipedia: Steel-cut oatmeal is whole grain oat groats (the inner portion of the kernel) which has been cut into pieces. Oatmeal is cooked to make porridge. Steel-cut oats take longer to cook than instant, ground, or rolled oats, typically 15–30 minutes (less, if pre-soaked). The flavor of the cooked oats is described as being … Continue reading Good Morning Oatmeal!

Oatmeal. Oatmeal. Oatmeal.

If I have time, I make the steel-cut oatmeal. It takes about 25 minutes. However, on mornings like today when I’m really too busy to even be posting to the blog, I choose the 5-minute boil of old-fashioned oatmeal. I’ve mixed in frozen fruit, nuts, berries and seeds, also two tablespoons of organic maple syrup! … Continue reading Oatmeal. Oatmeal. Oatmeal.

Good Morning, Vegan!

Yes, I know. I’ve been slacking. But all is well. I’m just not preparing a wide variety of new foods these days. Since I’ve gone to the nutritarian diet, I eat oatmeal with berries, nuts and seeds in the morning. A whopping huge salad for lunch and a bean, onion, mushroom, veggie stir fry for … Continue reading Good Morning, Vegan!

Good Vegan Breakfast

Sometimes it’s the simple meals that taste the best! In about five minutes, you can prepare old-fashioned oatmeal, fruit and nuts. I boil two cups of water with a dash of salt, then add a cup of oats. While it’s cooking for five minutes, add a handful of walnuts and sunflower seeds to your bowl. … Continue reading Good Vegan Breakfast