This round runs from May 10 through June 20. It’s not too late to join us. Just add your board name, first name and your goal for this round to this thread. All are welcome!
Challengers: Bmazzo / Beverly — Weigh regularly and try to move more Cathygeha / Cathy — Stay positive/track/move cherryt38 / Cherry — Continue exercising and eat mindfully hollygail / Holly — Maintain lifetime at goal status jalibmu / Jan — adding more fruits and veggies into my meals jasimons / Judy — Stretching, at least 10 min. per day
Hosts: May 10 – May 16 Cherry May 17 – May 23 Cathy May 24 – June 30 Judy May 31 – June 6 Jan June 7 – June 13 Holly June 14 – June 20 Beverly
I learned about the specific kind of fiber in oatmeal (beta-glucan) - had not read or heard about that before.
I was reminded that I should make some steel cut oats for the freezer (I use the crock pot for those). Also reminded that overnight oats are good in summer when it's hot outside...more appealing than hot cereal when the weather is hot.
My mom always used oatmeal in meatloaf - good idea in the article to use in meatballs, maybe burgers to try to sub for bread crumbs.
Judy ~ 5' 10", at goal 145 ~ Lifetime January 25, 2007 Lost 30 pounds, 2003/2004, at-home program. rejoined, 2006/2007, at work-meetings.
I knew quite a bit about how oats are good for us, but the article went into much more detail about the nutrients and different ways oatmeal helps our bodies. So yes, I did learn more things about oats. I used to eat oatmeal more often for breakfast, then I got into more of a habit of eating whole wheat toast, peanut butter, and fruit. Just recently I decided to go back to eating oatmeal more often.
Edited to add that I have also used oats in meat loaf but I haven't made it that way for a long time. I don't make meatloaf very often.
Always so informative to read these articles. I use a lot of oatmeal in cooking, meat loaf, baked oatmeal is a favorite. I didn't realize this staple was all this healthy!! There is nothing more filling & soothing on a cold winter morning, than a bowl of hot oatmeal.