Great ingredients make for great meals. Whenever you can, use the highest quality supplies for your recipes. The flavor difference will always come through in your finished dish.
If there is an ingredient that you are not familiar with, check our Ingredient section. There are pages and pages of information about the ingredients used in my recipes.
As with any cereal grain (wheat, oats, etc.) there are three parts - the germ, bran and endosperm (see Flour). The bran is the outer layer or husk of the grain (see Fiber). Oat bran is a great source of fiber. Each tablespoon has a gram of fiber. The recommended daily allowance is about 25 grams.
1 tablespoon oat bran = 14 calories, <1 fat, 0g sat fat, 0g mono fat, 1g protein, 4g carbohydrates, <1mg sodium, 0mg cholesterol