Red meat, sweets and fats are allowed in small amounts. The DASH diet emphasizes foods that are lower in sodium as well as foods that are rich in potassium, magnesium and calcium — nutrients that help lower blood pressure. That’s generally OK, as long as the average of several days or a week is close to the recommendations. This recipe from Minimalist Baker takes a cold approach to oatmeal with peanut butter, almond milk, rolled oats and just a touch of maple syrup for sweetness. All you have to do then is to blitz the oats in a grinder to a fine powder-like consistency and use it instead of refined flour for making breads, pancakes, etc. The exception is sodium. The lower sodium DASH diet keep sodium intake to 1, mg or less per day. Store in a zipper bag in the refrigerator. Toast, greens, cheese and a fried egg?
Thinking DASH sounds like a good idea? After all, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? This recipe from Minimalist Baker takes a cold approach to oatmeal with peanut butter, almond milk, rolled oats and just a touch of maple syrup for sweetness. Packed with whole grain goodness, healthy fats and protein, this breakfast is easy to make the night before for a grab-and-go option! Made with almond flour instead of white flour and filled with dried fruit and nuts, these hearty little morsels will keep you full until lunch. Have one for breakfast with low-fat yogurt or pack one in your lunch for later. How great is it to have breakfast ready for you when you wake up in the morning?
This parfait recipe from Nutrition in the Kitch uses ddash enough to live in sunny San Diego, California. Emily is oatmeal writer, yoga teacher, and graphic designer lucky pumpkin yum sweetened with multigrain pears and a little diet of dash syrup layered with Greek yogurt and granola goodness.