Oatmeal: Ultimate Comfort Food
Oatmeal: Nutricious, Delicious, the Ultimate Comfort Food
I love just a plain bowl of oatmeal. I insist on the Old Fashioned kind that has to be cooked on the stove. When you eat the Old Fashioned must cook kind, you can see each piece separately in the bowl and if you eat slowly enough, you can feel that in your mouth.
There is also the steel cut kind that comes from far off lands. But I am not a fanatic, good old Quaker Oats Old Fashioned will do be me just fine.
I have memories of cold Iowa mornings when one parent made me a hot steaming bowl of oatmeal. Nothing fancy, just milk and sugar added. Mom liked to make it with butter instead of milk, but I liked milk.
As I grew up and wanted to cut back on refined sugar, I started boiling it in apple juice to sweeten it. Several years back when I was balancing protein/carbs/fat, I came up with the oatmeal omelet that you see below.
I have used oatmeal for facials, in soap and when I have had rashes I have bathed in oatmeal.
Forget cotton, it is oatmeal that makes the fabric of our lives.
Oatmeal Has Always Been There for Us
But We Haven't Always Known Just How Healthy It Really Is
It actually comes from groats and can be eaten in many form. Steal cut is little tiny pieces. My favorite, rolled oats is what Quakers Old Fashioned is.
It has long been a staple of breakfast, but there are lots of uses. I use it in meatloaf instead of breadcrumbs I think it tastes better and is probably healthier.
A couple of decades ago we started hearing that it was good for cholesterol, lowering the bad, even rising the good. It is good for the skin, used for medicinal purposes as well as in beauty regimes.
It is a great grain for the growing number of people who are discovering wheat allergies. I have mixed it in pancakes to cut down on the wheat.
If you know of other uses for oatmeal, something I forgot, please mention it in the guest book.
Oh, and don't forget to leave your recipe for your favorite oatmeal cookie or dessert! And vote for it! Well, I have to go now, I have to decide between a bowl of plan oatmeal or an oatmeal omelet!
My Oatmeal Omelet: I challenge you to try this. I think you will like it, but let us know!
Margo's Masterpiece Oatmeal Omelet: Total Nutrition And Delicious
Ok, lots of people make faces when they hear about this, but it is delicious.
Take 2 cups of water to a full boil
Add 1 cup of Quaker Old Fashioned Oatmeal, stir
Quickly add whites of 2 eggs, stir. Finish as per oatmeal instructions.
One minute after cooking place in bowl, ad Picante Sauce, (mild or spicy to taste) and 1 tablespoon flax oil. For a special treat and an added boost to your metabolism ad cinnamon to taste, I use 1/4 tablespoon. Yum.
I Took The Oatmeal Challenge and Lived to Tell the Tale
Margo, I tried your oatmeal omelet, and this is my verdict:
Just Basic Oatmeal!
And that is all we really need.
The first recipe uses instant oatmeal, but it is for on the road oatmeal emergencies. I might even try it the next time I am in a hotel!
.Well, Apparently Not Always Comfort Food
Instant Oatmeal Is to Oatmeal As Confetti Is to Brown Rice
I will go out on a limb with a bold statement. I don't eat instant oatmeal. I tried it once, and will never do it again. It is over processed and isn't really oatmeal at all.
Do You Agree That Instant Oatmeal Isn't Real Oatmeal?
Get Off Your High Horse, Margo, of Course It Is!
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More Oatmeal Desserts
Isn't is great to have desserts and still be doing something healthy?
To Me Quaker Oats IS Oatmeal
I grew up in Iowa. My mother's best friend moved to Cedar Rapids. On our first visit there I asked "Phew, what is the smell?" My mother replied that it was the Quaker Oats factory. I think I may have related that for one minute to my favorite none dessert food. I happily learned to compartmentalize.
"Quaker Oats Man - One of the oldest advertising mascots in America, the Quaker Oats Man became the first registered trademark for a breakfast cereal in 1877. Through the years, many have mistaken The Quaker Oats Company mascot as William Penn or Ben Franklin, but in truth, the image of a man dressed in the Quaker garb was purposely chosen to reflect the "Quaker" faith and its values of honesty, integrity, and purity. Surprisingly, the actual Society of Friends (a.k.a. the "Quakers") went to court to have their association with the cereal removed, but they lost the court battle."
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Cook book, children's books, soap, and steal cut oatmeal. I have excluded instant oatmeal on principle!
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I Don't Think I Will Try This Recipe, But the Video Is Funny!
I am adventurous, but I am not sure this is for real!
Quaker Oats Through the Years
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