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The Lowdown on “Slow” Foods for Weight Loss

The Lowdown on “Slow” Foods for Weight Loss

When I try to lose weight, I usually think about eating less, as in a few chips instead of a bag, or a sliver of cake instead of a heaping slice. But it turns out I’ve been thinking about things in the wrong dimension. It’s not volume that matters so ...
Apple Peanut Butter Quest Bar Oat Squares

Apple Peanut Butter Quest Bar Oat Squares

If your favorite snack features fruit and nuts, this dessert’s for you. If you feel a twinge of I-might-burn-this-place-down when you turn on an oven, this dessert’s for you. If your diet is clean with some wiggle room for cheating, this dessert’s fo ...
4-Ingredient Banana-Oat & Coconut Bites

4-Ingredient Banana-Oat & Coconut Bites

Raiding the cookie jar is a sin that gets you giddy then leaves you fallen flat and feeling fat. Why suffer the agony of a sugar crash? A grab-able, good-for-you bite can be just as heavenly—you just need the right ingredients, like a scoop of KIND H ...
Spicy Pumpkin-Oat Patties

Spicy Pumpkin-Oat Patties

Order a veggie burger at any restaurant, and you’ll likely get a dry mash-up of grains, soy protein and mushy mushrooms. It could be worse. They might serve a still-frozen black bean burger that you could have easily bought and made yourself (yes, it ...
Carrot Cake Oatmeal Infused With Cinnamon Tea

Carrot Cake Oatmeal Infused With Cinnamon Tea

Toppings are typically the switchout when you want to shake up an ordinary oatmeal breakfast—sprinkle on cinnamon, cover with coconut, toss in chunks of chopped fresh fruit. But with this recipe, creativity comes in at the stovetop stage. Rather than ...
Vanilla-Oat Protein Pancakes

Vanilla-Oat Protein Pancakes

Oatmeal or pancakes for breakfast? Why not both, rolled into one? These filling flapjacks are packed with whole grain goodness rather than nutrient-void, fluffy flour (or worse, a powdered, artificial ingredient-laden mix). Fiber from raw oats, prote ...
Chocolate-Cherry Pie Breakfast Oats

Chocolate-Cherry Pie Breakfast Oats

Maple and brown sugar, peaches ‘n’ cream, apple-cinnamon—oatmeal flavors lose their fun when you’ve been buying the same variety pack year after year for as long as you can remember. Make tomorrow’s breakfast a blast with this not-from-a-packet mix, ...