April 02, 2009

Thursday Recipe 1

1 Servings

Regular rolled oats are a better choice than quick or instant, but use the heartier Irish or steel-cut oats if you can find them. They have the lowest glycemic index of the bunch.

1 cup water
1/2 cup oats
pinch of salt (optional)

Bring the water to a boil in a small saucepan. Add a pinch of salt if you like. Sprinkle in the oats and turn the head down to low. Stir if you like creamy oats or don't stir if you like more distinct grains. Cook until most of the liquid is absorbed, about 6-7 minutes.

Nutritional Information:

Per serving:
150 calories
2 g total fat (0 g sat)
0 mg cholesterol
27 g carbohydrate
5 g protein
4 g fiber
0 mg sodium

- Recipe reprinted with permission of DrWeil.com

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