Sunday Steel Cut Oatmeal

My husband eats steel cut oatmeal every weekday morning. To keep him from buying sugar-laden oatmeal on his way to work, I make a batch on Sunday. When cooking the oats, I use 1/2 water and 1/2 milk (4 cups liquid to 1 cup oats). This makes a creamy oatmeal and ups the protein and…

Leftover Dinner for Lunch with a Side of Resistant Starch

The other night for dinner I combined sauteed mushrooms and barley for a simple side dish.  I’m having it today for lunch.  The great thing about eating cooked then cooled grains is that you create a starch called resistant starch.  Resistant starch is better for blood sugar levels, allowing for a more gradual rise after…