There are plenty of reasons to enjoy oatmeal. This fiber-rich food is filling and can be part of a healthy eating plan that promotes weight loss. In addition, health experts say that oatmeal can be instrumental in helping to moderate cholesterol levels in the blood.
Flavor and versatility are some additional reasons to enjoy oatmeal, especially when preparing baked goods like cookies. Oatmeal cookies are classics all on their own, but home bakers can put a fall spin on this cookie jar staple with the introduction of a few seasonal ingredients. Enjoy “Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies” from “Live Well, Bake Cookies” (Rock Point) by Danielle Rye.