Posts Tagged "oatmeal"

Have an Oat-tastic Day!

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Have an Oat-tastic Day!

Did you know yesterday was National Oatmeal Day? Did you eat any oatmeal to celebrate? Don’t worry if you didn’t, there’s still time!   Not only is oatmeal delicious, it’s full of health benefits. Since only the outer hull is removed, the germ and bran remain intact, making it a whole grain product. It’s high in soluble fiber, specifically beta-glucan. This type of fiber binds to cholesterol in your blood and removes it, reducing your blood cholesterol levels. It also aids in...

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Why I LOVE Breakfast!

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Why I LOVE Breakfast!

When you were a child, you were probably told, “Breakfast is the MOST important meal of the day”, right? Well, I agree! Breakfast literally means “break-fast”. You sleep for 8-12 hours and by morning; your energy levels are low. Breakfast provides your body with the energy it needs to start your day! Why Breakfast?   Eating breakfast provides your body with a number of health benefits. It can:   Help you stay alert and improve your mood and ability to pay attention Improve your...

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Oat-tastic Muffins for Breakfast

Posted by on Dec 19, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Oat-tastic Muffins for Breakfast

Today, muffins come in many different varieties. There are blueberry, chocolate chip, bran, corn and of course, oatmeal muffins. Over the years, muffins have received a bad rap for their high sugar content and low nutritional value. But they’re not all that way!   Fresh baked oatmeal muffins are actually a great way to start your day.  You can enjoy the health benefits of oatmeal in a way that’s different from the traditional bowl of oatmeal for breakfast.  These muffins are also an...

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Cooking with Your Microwave Oven

Posted by on Dec 9, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Cooking with Your Microwave Oven

The microwave oven is a great invention that has helped immensely with modern-day lifestyles.  The microwave provides you with an option for quick reheating when you are busy doing a million things.  Microwave ovens use electromagnetic radiation to heat foods up quickly, efficiently, and evenly compared to other slower methods of heating and cooking.   Many people fear using the microwave because of the radiation they use to heat up food.  However, the FDA has set and enforces standards...

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Vanilla Maple Overnight Oats with Pomegranate

Posted by on Sep 6, 2016 in Free Healthy Recipes | 0 comments

Vanilla Maple Overnight Oats with Pomegranate

Overnight oats are a great make-ahead breakfast for those who don’t have time to prepare breakfast in the morning. They take just a few minutes to prepare the night before, require virtually no cleanup, and are a filling and nutritious breakfast. The added pomegranate seeds in this recipe make a great addition with enhanced flavor, crunch, and color, not to mention the extra powerful antioxidants!

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