Easy Healthy Oatmeal Recipes to Celebrate National Oatmeal Month
Posted Jan 07 2012 5:55pm
A goal for 2012 is to have more fun with food by planning some of our meals around our many National Food Holidays . If you wanted, you could celebrate a different food practically every day of the year. And some lucky foods have whole months dedicated to them.
What better place to start than January, with National Oatmeal Month.
January is National Oatmeal Month
Oatmeal is good and good-for-you. In addition to being packed with thiamine, iron and fiber, it’s been shown to lower cholesterol, stabilize blood sugar, reduce your risk of diabetes and prevent breast cancer – just for starters. (Here’s a great article from Natural Health if you want to know more about the health benefits of oatmeal. )
Caramel Chocolate Oat Mini Bars – a little sweet treat that’s easy and delicious. Because they are sweet and rich a little goes a long way to satisfy your sweet tooth. Each mini bar has a WW PointsPlus value of 2.
Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Bread – a delicious quick bread brimming with fresh cranberries, orange zest and oats. Each 1/2 slice serving has 3 WW Points+.
Great Granola Bar Recipe - makes granola bars with great flavor and lots of texture that are packed with wholesome ingredients. Each generous bar has 7 WW PointsPlus value.