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This Week's Q&A (Talking Rolled Oats & Potatoes!)

Posted by: Lindsay S. Nixon |

Category: FAQ

You've got questions and we've got answers!

Q: Are rolled oats more like instant or old fashioned whole oats?

A: See this post and video that explains the difference between rolled oats and instant oats.

For a more detailed reading or explanation, see this posts that covers all the different types of oats.

Q: I'm wondering what do you cook with if you don't use oils?

A: You can check out my recipes to get ideas and read this blog post, how to replace oil in cooking and baking.

Q: What is yellow miso?

You can read this post and/or watch this video about miso ; and you can read this post if you want an even deeper overview or to fully understand the difference between the color .

Q: What are your thoughts on eating baked potatoes? I read in The Starch Solution that there is nothing wrong with baked white potatoes if prepared plain and maybe a fat free dressing added to it. Thanks!

A: I LOVE potatoes. Eat them daily. They’re very healthy -- always have been, it’s what people put on them (sour cream, butter, cheese, bacon, etc) that can make them unhealthy.

Q: I am making the Gluten-Free Flour Blend (from EHH ). If I want to make the Strawberry Cupcakes (from HHC ) do I omit the baking powder, soda and salt?

A: NO! Use the blend in place of the flour but do not alter the recipe. Use the blend the way you’d normally use whole wheat flour.

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