Eat the oatmeal, it will stick to your ribs. Right. I don’t know about bubbe’s fan base, but I think I heard that phrase every day of the long Wisconsin winter until I left for a home of my own.
I pretty much knew even as a child that the oatmeal didn’t go anywhere near my ribs.I did appreciate the warm full feeling until well into afternoon.
Oatmeal worked out really well when working 12-16 hours in the operating room with no real break. Despite what ever health benefits I ate it for it was really to keep my brain fed and functioning.
Oatmeal Lecture Skip to Bubbe’s Steele Cut Oats Recipe
If the oats aren’t sticking to your ribs,what creates that lasting satiated feeling.
Rolled oats and steel cut oats (not prepackaged microwave oatmeal which has had additional processing) move the sugar into your bloodstream a little more slowly and steadily. You don’t get the spike and dip you might get with some foods and your brain will be contented longer.
Regular oats are easy to gook on the stove top or in the microwave. Steel cut oats require a tiny bit more time and attention so I have included Bubbe’s 5 easy steps to great steel cut oats.