There is no getting away from the fact that cholesterol is an important compound that plays some key roles in the body, which include;

•Creating a barrier between the internal environment and the external environment of a cell.

•Contributing to vitamin D formation by the skin.

•Synthesis of reproductive hormones i.e testosterone(in males) and progesterone(in females).

However, high cholesterol levels can put your health on the line as they could pave the way for a myriad of health problems such as weight gain, stroke, heart attack, etc. That explains why experts recommend avoiding foods or ingredients that are high in this waxy, fat-like substance.

Whole grains such as oats and barley are known to be low-cholesterol food sources. These grains will make a fantastic delicacy if paired with a wide range of foods, including vegetables and meats. Plus, the existence of meal delivery services makes it less challenging to cook mouth watering whole grain recipes that will not pump excessive cholesterol into your body.

Sun Basket, Hello Fresh, and Home Chef are just a few big names in the industry. Maybe you’ve never heard about Sun Basket before. If that’s right, it’s similar to Hello Fresh and Home Chef. I assume you are familiar with these meal delivery services. After all, they are some of the best options in the market.

To help you learn more about Sun Basket, here’s a good analogy between the company and Hello Fresh. It gives a detailed comparison of the offered meal varieties, dietary options, as well as packaging and delivery options between the two online meal kit vendors. Apart from that, it provides a summary of each service and professional opinions on how easy it is to order a meal kit from each vendor.

Spinach-Feta Scramble & Cinnamon-Maple overnight Oats with Currants Recipe

Below is a mouthwatering, cholesterol-low, wholegrain plus vegetable recipe you really should try at home. This two-servings recipe is easy-to-cook and made up of cinnamon-maple overnight oats with currants alongside spinach-feta crumble. The outcome of it is a delicacy that really tastes so good and has very little cholesterol, thanks to the well thought out ingredients.

What You Will Need

1. 2 medium-size bowls.

2. 2 medium-size frying pans.

3. A source of heat.

4. Two plates.

5. A medium-size jar.

6. A knife.

7. A chopping board.

8. A refrigerator.

9. A small sauce pot(Optional).

Ingredients

For Cinnamon-Maple Overnight Oats With Currants 

1. 1/2 tsp cinnamon.

2. 1 cup oats.

3. 1 cup almond milk.

4. 3 tbsps roasted almonds.

5. 1 tbsp. maple syrup.

6. 1/4 cup currants.

For Spinach-Feta Scramble 

1. 2 oz. baby spinach.

2. 4 eggs.

3. 3 tbsp. crumbled feta.

4. 1/3 cup diced tomatoes.

5. 2 whole wheat pita bread slices.

6. 1/2 tsp. dried oregano

1. Directions

1. Prepare the oats the night before:

i. In the jar, combine almond milk and maple syrup, making sure to stir until the syrup is dissolved.

ii. Now, add the oats, cinnamon, and currants.

iii. Next, sprinkle a pinch of salt and stir the mixture well to combine.

iv. Then, cover and let stay in the refrigerator overnight.

2. Prepare and Cook the Eggs:

i. First, crack the eggs into the bowl.

ii. Then, season the eggs with salt and pepper, lightly beating them.

iii. Next, pour 1 tablespoon of butter oil, olive oil, or any other oil of your choice into the frying pan and heat over medium heat until hot enough.

iv. Now, add the tomato slices, followed by the dried oregano seeds, seasoning the mixture with salt and pepper.

v. After that, let the mixture cook until softened, while stirring occasionally.

vi. Thereafter, stir in spinach and cook until wilted.

vii. Then, add the crushed egg mixture and cook until just set but still moist while stirring gently.

viii. Next, remove from the heat and set aside.

3. Warm your Pita Bread Slices:

i. In the separate frying pan, warm a slice of bread until slightly toasted on one side, or for 30 seconds.

ii. Now, turn the slice and warm it on the other side until slightly toasted.

iii. After that, transfer the bread to the separate bowl and repeat steps (i) to (iii) with the remaining slice of bread. 

iv. Next cut the bread slices into wedges or in halves. You may use your chopping board for that purpose. 

4. Prepare the Topping and Finish the Oats:

i. Clean the surface of your chopping board and chop almonds coarsely.

ii. Meanwhile, remove oats from the refrigerator and stir them until well blended. You may warm them in a small saucepot over medium-low heat if need be.

5. Serve:

i. First, transfer the scramble to individual plates.

ii. Next, sprinkle with the feta and serve with the pita bread slices.

iii. Finally, transfer the oats to individual plates, top with the almonds, and enjoy.

By the way, you don’t have to waste a lot of time hopping from one grocery store to another in search of fresh and organically produced ingredients for this recipe. Instead, just go online and order this meal kit, which will also come with the corresponding cooking instructions, at Sun Basket.

Final Thoughts

Whole grains are not only yummy and so versatile that they are pairable with a wide variety of foods. They are also very good for your health, thanks to their lack of cholesterol, a substance that can be harmful to your health under certain circumstances. Matter of fact, high levels of this compound in the body can lead to weight gain or obesity, stroke, heart attack among other serious conditions. 

To avert such detrimental conditions, you should avoid foods that are high in cholesterol e.g fast foods. Instead, you should start a low-cholesterol diet. One of the foods you can include in this diet is cinnamon-maple overnight oats with currants and spinach feta scramble, whose recipe is shared above.

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