Archive for October, 2008

Steel Cut Oatmeal Raisin Muffins Recipe

Here’s one to add to your steel cut oats recipe list.  These steel cut oatmeal raisin muffins are especially tasty.
Ingredients:

1 cup steel cut oats
1 cup flower (unbleached)
1/2 cup raisins (or cranberries or whatever)
1/2 cup brown sugar (splenda cut be substituted here)
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/3 cup olive oil

Directions: 
Put in muffin paper and cook [...]

Spice up those Steel Cut Oats

Here are just a couple of ways to spice up your steel cut oats:

Add some chopped apples and sprinkle some ground cinnamon on top of your steel cut oats for an apple cinnamon flavor.
Add some sugar-free maple syrup, my favorite being Smucker’s sugar free, with a little brown sugar added.
Most fruit is really good, especially blueberries, [...]

Steel Cut Oats and the Glycemic Index

Steel cut oats not only provide many nutrients beneficial to one’s body, there’s also another reason that they can aid in fat loss and general improvement in body composition. Enter the glycemic index.
Anyone serious about nutrition and looking their best should be aware of the glycemic index. The glycemic index is basically a ranking of [...]

Steel Cut Oats

Steel Cut Oats are one of the most nutritious carb sources available.  They’re also known as coarse-cut oats, pinhead oats, Scotch oats, or Irish oats.  Steel cut oats are whole grain oats that are comprised of the inner portion of the oat kernel which are generally cut into two or three pieces.  Golden in color, [...]