29 October 2013

It's National Oatmeal Day - Celebrate it with Driscoll's Berries


Tired of the same boring bowl of instant oatmeal everyday?

 Then try some of the finest Berries and add some Oatmeal for a Healthy and Delicious Meal.
Oatmeal + Berries = Tons of Health Benefits!
Heart Health: Eating whole grains and berries can lower your risk for several diseases, including high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes.
Weight Management: Oatmeal and berries are a good source of fiber and both are low in calories. That means you're going to feel full for a long time!
Women’s Health: Cancer-fighting ellagic acid appears in high amounts in strawberries raspberries & blackberries. In addition, fiber from whole grains and fruit protect against breast cancer.

Take Your Oatmeal To-Go!
Replace your spoon with a straw and grab a Sneaky Pete’s Oat Beverage http://sneakypetesbeverage.com/! With 3g of fiber, 0grams of fat and only 40 calories…how could you say no to 5 refreshing flavors?
Tired of traditional oatmeal? Try this fun and tasty baked strawberry oatmeal. For an added "Wow" delight your kids by cutting the finished product into whimsical shapes using cookie cutters. Mom Blogger, Kristy Bernardo, created this recipe. It is a year round favorite she makes for her family.
I wanted to share a Oatmeal Inspired Recipe with you !  

Baked Strawberry Oatmeal

Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time:15 - 20 minutes
Servings: 4
  • 2 cups oats (quick-cooking)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 7 whole Driscoll's strawberries, hulled
Driscoll's Blueberries, Strawberries and/or Raspberries (optional for topping) 

In a large bowl, mix together oats, brown sugar, milk, baking powder and a beaten egg. In a separate bowl puree strawberries with an immersion blender or use a a blender or food processor to puree the strawberries. Mix pureed strawberries into oat mixture.
  1. Pour oat mixture into 13x9 greased baking dish. Bake for 15-20 minutes at 375 degrees until mixture is thick and slightly firm. Remove from oven, let sit five minutes then cut into squares and serve.
    Optional: For added fun use favorite cookie cutters to cut out shapes from oatmeal. Place shapes on plates and create designs on top with fresh Driscoll's berries.
  2. Optional toppings:
    Before baking sprinkle brown sugar (about 1/4 cup) on top of the oatmeal.

I want to Thank Driscoll's for all the info and Hope you enjoy a Healthy and Yummy Oatmeal Day. 

Stop by Their website for a lot more healthy tips on incorporating berries into your life and recipes.



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