Toasted oats and flaxseeds contribute a slightly nutty flavor to these tasty, wholesome cookies, while also adding heart-healthy soluble fiber and omega-3 fatty acids. Cranberries provide a surprising flavor twist.
The age-old combination of rice and beans takes on a bit of an Indian flavor here with the use of basmati rice (an aromatic rice grown primarily in India) and chickpeas, another ingredient common to Indian cuisine.
A recent study on the Mediterranean diet was halted a year early because it seemed to definitively demonstrate the benefits of the eating plan for cardiovascular health. But was the reporting on the study a bit off the mark?