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Is Oatmeal Actually Good For You?

Hey my lovelies!!

Thanks you SO much for all of your comments on my last post. You guys are really special to me — you have changed me for the better. Thank you for everything thing you do. You guys are truly AMAZING! 🙂

I’m blogging over at Heather’s place today!

Go find out if Oatmeal is actually good for you or not! 


Goodies · Health And Nutrition


Hey my lovelies!

Thank you for all of your sweet comments on my post on 7 things about me. Thank you for all of your love and support on my SAT test coming up too! You guys are the sweetest! THANK YOU! I know I will do great because of all of your support! 🙂

Are you excited for May? I AM!

For me, the beginning of another month is like a new beginning.

To celebrate the beginning of something new, I wanted to show you some of the lovely recipes I have tried recently. I have tried so many of them from around the Blog world that I think I am going to have to be at least THREE PARTS of these!


Remember in my last post what I had for breakfast?

It was Katie’s Baked Oatmeal Cake!

Oh my gosh.

I LOVE KATIE’S RECIPES!!! Every single one that I have tried, I have fallen in love with. I made this boatmeal more like this one, but in the shape of this one. Also, I topped mine just like Megan did when she tried it — with Peanut Butter! 😀

I am hooked.

Carrie’s Banana-Sweetened Chocolate Chip Cookies

I found these cookies on Carrie @ Carrie on Vegan’s blog.

In place of the Chocolate Chips, I used Raisins. The Raisins really work well, but I bet with the Chocolate Chips they would be even better! Chocolate makes everything better, am I right?! 😉

Up next, Heather’s Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes

Delicious!! :D I have wanted to make these ever since she posted the recipe. I must admit — the Pumpkin flavor isn’t very prominent, but they did taste good. 🙂

I topped mine with a simple garnish of pecans and cranberries.

You are probably aware (if you follow Carrie @ Moves ‘N Munchies blog) of her obsession with Bananas with Peanut Butter. 🙂 She always has them as her snack, either just spread on top, or in a sandwich form.

I finally got around to making a Bananner Sandwich. Really, I had no excuse before (I had both peanut butter AND bananas); but I am sold now!!!

SO INCREDIBLE! I can see now how she has one every day (or two! or three!)

It is SO cute!

Nicole’s Low Sugar PB Oat Cookies!

I was out of Mini Chocolate Chips, but they were good without them!

Peanut Butter LUV!

Lastly, Kayla’s Cinnamon Raisin Pancakes.

These are her pictures (don’t worry, I got her permission:)). 🙂 She topped her’s with her coconut banana butter.

The only modifications I made were, because I didn’t have any wheat gluten, I omitted it, and when I first made the batter, I found it a little runny, so I added 2 TB ground flax, which did the trick! (Kayla, just wondering, would the wheat gluten have made the batter thicker?)


Which one looks the best?

Which one are you going to try?

Should I do more LINK LOVE posts? I definitely want to do more of these. They are so much fun!


P.S. If you want, you can leave a link for a recipe you’d think I would like. I love trying new things. 🙂