If you’re not familiar, steel-cut oats are oats from which the inedible outer husk has been removed. The oat groats (the inner part of the oat kernels) are cleaned, and then chopped into three or four small pieces as they’re passed through steel cutters. Whatever you call it, this dish is a delicious and very healthy whole grain. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Oatmeal’
(Bottom line, I need to start working through my “to-make” recipe list faster. The problem is, once I finally make something and realize how amazing it is, it’s hard to keep it out of regular rotation. And thus continues the vicious cycle of not working through my list.) (more…)
I try not to, but every time my pantry granola stash runs low I have a strange sense of urgency to hurry up and make a new batch. No idea why this is, but for some strange reason granola has that effect on me…I guess I just love having it around. This seasonally-flavored batch is especially wonderful. It’s great as pre- or post-workout fuel, a healthy mid-morning or afternoon snack (especially for my niece who adores it), or a festive addition to brunch for guests who arrive unexpectedly ravenous mid-morning on a Saturday (not that I’m talking to anyone in particular ;) ). (more…)
Ok, I confess…I made this recipe a long time ago. (Actually, I made it recently too, but that’s because I make it all the time; I took these pictures when I made this a really long time ago.) At the time I felt like I had just posted a whole slew of oatmeal recipes, and lest you all see me for the oatmeal junkie I am, I was planning to withhold this recipe for a few weeks in hopes that you wouldn’t catch on to my oatmeal addiction. (And yes, now I’ve gone and blown my cover.) (more…)
Special days require cake for breakfast, like birthdays or holidays.
Other days (you know those cold, dark, or stormy winter days), the allure of cake for breakfast is the only thing that will get you out of bed in the morning.
Either way, cake for breakfast should be embraced instead of frowned upon. After all, cake can be healthy, right? (more…)