Today it was a day for oatmeal. Now, in this household, every day is a day for oatmeal... but today was a special day, for strawberries were $1 per box in our neighborhood, and it was time to stock up, so here were the results for breakfast.
This was steelcut oats, made with almond milk, some raisins, an shredded apple, loads of cinnamon (mixture of ceylon and cassia cinnamon), topped with strawberries and some balsamic glazé.
Somehow that makes it seem like spring has sprung, but actually today it was colder outside. Still, no reason not to celebrate an early spring inside...
Healthline and New Health Guide:
- Lowers cholesterol
- Supports weightloss
- Improves circulation
- Anti-glycemic, diabetes-friendly
- Reduces hypertension
- Improves skin
- Helps fight cancer
- Lowers Heart-attack risk
- Pain reliever
- Helps digestion
- Good for bone-health
In short, besides the great taste of balsamic to top off your oatmeal, you can use it in salad dressings, I spice up my kale snacks, (sometimes I combine them with some sweet potato, which is fantastic with balsamic). Lastly, it is a great preservative, which is one reason I like to take a reverse doggie-bag of kale with sweet potato with balsamic when I have to eat at restaurants I don't trust.
Some good videos:
And, for good measure, yet one more:
In short, oatmeal is the breakfast of champions.
Use Case for a Bird's Beak Paring KnifeCutting the crowns out of strawberries and slicing them in this case in 1/8th wedges is perfect work for a bird's beak paring knife. Along the way, if there are any bruises, you can cut them out precisely with the fine tip of a bird's beak paring knife.
|MAC Knife Chef Series 2-1/2" Bird's Beak Paring Knife (PK-25)|