“My comfort food is made from scratch steel cut oatmeal. It’s delicious, easy to make, and just what I need on a cold morning.” – Clinton from League, TX.
Celebrate National Cereal Day, March 7th!
Top 3/4 cup cooked oatmeal with sliced bananas, sprinkle on cinnamon, and drizzle with a teaspoon of honey. 5 SmartPoints value.
JUST FOR FUN: “Want to know more about yourself?” Go to personality testing, info to take the Big Five Personality Test, which assesses – among other traits – how conscientious, open, and agreeable you are.
JUST REMEMBER THIS….Losing weight can improve your memory, suggests the results of a Swedish study of older women. After weight loss, the region of the brain that help identify and match faces show more activity – and regions that are linked to recall episodic memories showed less, which scientists think indicates more efficient retrieval.
Meal-Planning Move Member Tip: “I batch-cook steel-cut oats in my rice cooker. I divide it into half-cup portions, then freeze it for a yummy, reheat able breakfast.” – Sue from Mesa, WA.
HANGRY – adjective – bad-tempered or irritable as result of hunger. Sample sentence: Planning meals helps me avoid getting hangry.
THOUGHTS FROM A LEADER
- “I’m a busy mom of four, but I love my FitBit: I get 8,000 to 13,000 steps a day and as many flights of stairs I can.” – Bosalia.
- “I plan meals so I know that if an unexpected ‘food magnet” draws me to something else, I’ll make the right choice.” – Steve.