Less is Best

This is my kind of food.

  
It is very simple.

  

One ingredient!

  

  
 
 

Tho only one ingredient, it has a multitude of benefits.

The steel oats are an excellent source of good carbs, a decent amount of fiber, and they even have protein. The oats are a great way to start my day or eat as a second meal in the morning.

A healthy diet does not have to be complicated, sometimes less is best.

Oatmeal is said to be one of the healthiest foods around. Before you turn your nose up, read about the plethora of benefits of eating oats.

While you read about the good stuff oats have to offer, I am going to toss mine in the crockpot. I usually cook two cups at a time.  I add several peeled and sliced apples, three (3) cups of water and four (4) cups of coconut milk.  Then I add two tablespoons of flax seed, one tablespoon of chia seeds, one tablespoon of cinnamon and a teaspoon of nutmeg.  If you like, you can add raisins, nuts, dried cranberries, bananas, or whatever else you want to add.  I use to cook the oats for longer, but now I let them cook slowly for about 2 – 3 hours… Then I will have a week or so worth of no fuss oats.  Yay!   🙂

Eat clean and train dirty!  That’s the motto of bodybuilding.  

Happy Day!   Smooches!


A Beautiful Habit

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Image courtesy of LivingWellSpendingLess.com

Boo!!  Lol!  Good Morning!

I just packed my lunchbox and got excited at the beauty of lunch; it’s so pretty!   It’s okay, I’m cool if you don’t get it.  When you eat clean, you see food differently and appreciate the natural beauty of vegetation.

Anyways, the meat is from Sunday’s food prep session; center cut pork loin.  We ate the last of the cooked veggies yesterday, so I tossed in a couple handfuls of a kale medley blend (spinach, kale, chard, and carrots), drizzled pan juices from the cooked chops, and placed the chops on top.  A half-cup of brown rice is my side.

Mmm…. makes for a delicious and nutritious lunch!

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Happy Halloween and Happy Friday!

Enjoy the day… make it fabulous!  🙂