As you will come to learn about me, one of my most favorite foods is oatmeal. Thus, it only seemed natural to have it be the focus of my first post. Mornings in many households tend to be rushed and the food selections boring and unvaried from day-to-day. Oatmeal, however is a quick and healthy breakfast that can easily be altered each day to help keep breakfast interesting. The past few months my oatmeal has typically contained bananas, craisins, and sometimes Vermont maple syrup. However, after stocking up on in season (and thus cheaper) fruit over the weekend, my Sunday oatmeal got a summertime make-over with mango slices, red raspberries, and peach slices.
I apologize for not posting a picture of the finished product. I added the fruit in with the oats before microwaving which resulted in the whole bowl taking on a pinkish hue from the raspberries. While quite delicious, it was not very appealing to look at. To learn about the health benefits of oatmeal and other ideas for including this food in your diet check out this post I wrote as a guest blogger for Supermarket Savvy. Please also post your favorite oatmeal recipe in the comments section!