Showing posts from July, 2011

Healthy Lowfat Oats and Raisin Cake

  Oatmeal is a good source of a variety of nutrients. The nutrients in oatmeal include: vitamin E, Zinc, selenium, copper, iron, manganese and magnesium. Oatmeal also contains significant amounts of protein, soluble and insoluble fiber. Some reports indicate that oatmeal may reduce LDL cholesterol without reducing HDL cholesterol.Oatmeal actually did  work and help for me, my cholesterol went from 257 to 167 eating oatmeal everyday, oatmeal bread and then I added a teaspoon of cinnamon in it. That all happened as quickly as three months! My HDL was over 100 and the LDL 67. I was thrilled not to be put on medication.
Oatmeal is known to have cancer fighting properties and can reduce the risk of heart disease. Oatmeal is 100% natural. Excluding flavored oatmeals, the only ingredient you will find in an oatmeal box is oatmeal. Oatmeal is an easy and tasty meal, and did you know that currently approximately 80% of US household have some type of oatmeal in their cabinets. 

Breakfast Oatme…

Heart Smart Garlic Naan Bread

Heart Smart Garlic Naan Bread is a delicious part of a diet when made with whole wheat.

A diet high in whole grain foods is associated with a significantly lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke according to many studies.

Baked Fish with Whole Wheat Linguine

 1 lb Halibut or other white fish cut into stick shaped piece
2 pounds of plum tomatoes gone through the food processor leaving a little chunky
2 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley
2 cloves fresh garlic chopped
2 tablespoon olive oil
1 fresh basil leaf
1/2 teaspoon each garlic powder, oregano dried
kosher salt and pepper to taste
1 cup of  Italian flavored panko style breadcrumbs
1 egg white
1 box whole wheat linguine
First prepare sauce.
In a large sauce pot, saute the garlic in 1 tablespoon of olive oil until browned. Add the tomatoes, spices except for basil leaf and parsley. Simmer on low for 1/2 hour, keep warm, adding the basil leaf and 1 tablespoon of parsley.

Boil the water and as much pasta as you need for your family in salted water, drain then toss with the last tablespoon of olive oil. Set aside. While pasta is cooking prepare the fish.

 Beat egg white with 1 tablespoon of water. Spread crumbs onto wax paper.  Dip pieces of fish into egg then bread crumbs. On a oil spraye…