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Friday, October 1, 2010

HEART FRIENDLY & HEALTHY OATMEAL CEREAL

The #1 heart and weight loss food ... A number of health benefits are attributed to regular intake of Oatmeal. These include lower blood cholesterol, reduced risk of heart disease, healthier metabolism, stabilized blood glucose levels, healthy weight control, normalized blood pressure. Oatmeal has a lot of soluble fiber content. This property helps to lower cholesterol and aids weight loss.


RECIPE SERVES 2

1/2 cup Oatmeal ( Quick Oats are best if you do not have the time to cook Oats )

1 cup water

1 cup cold milk

2 teaspoons honey

1 banana cut in small cubes

1 apple cut in small cubes

2 teaspoons dry raisins

2 teaspoons dry cranberries

4-5 slices almonds

1/8 teaspoons elaichi & cinnamon powder each

METHOD

Add 1/2 cup Oatmeal to a bowl. Add 1 cup water, mix and microwave on HIGH for 1 minute. Mix. Microwave for 30 seconds once again & mix.

If you do not have a microwave, you can heat water in an open saucepan, add the oats to hot water & cook for 1.5 minutes.

Add 1 cup cold milk to the cooked oats.

Then add the following -

2 teaspoons honey
1 banana cut in small cubes
1 apple cut in small cubes
2 teaspoons dry raisins
2 teaspoons dry cranberries
4-5 slices almonds
1/8 teaspoons elaichi & cinnamon powder each

Mix well & enjoy as a Breakfast Cereal ...

Prepare & enjoy !!!

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