my chunky oatmeal and pronouncing nuts
December 2, 2017 12:10am CST
in order to use up our stock of quick-cooking oats (and improve my diet, too) i thought i'd try eating oatmeal for dinner, instead of rice. so i cooked one cup of quick-cooking oatmeal in 4 cups of water. when i scooped it in a bowl, i added milk, pecans, almonds, cashews, and raisins. i'm hoping the crunchy nuts would make it nutritious and filling enough, and the fiber would also help the intestines. 1. is my chunky oatmeal okay for dinner? 2. by the way, do you pronounce almond as ah-mond? and is it PEE-can or pee-CAN?
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As far as I am concerned, you can have whatever you want for dinner . That being said, I did read that we should avoid nuts in the evening . . . I guess it takes a while to digest, so we tend to gain weight if we sleep before food is done in our system. Oatmeal is good as long it's not the sugary flavored kind. Almond . . . I do say AH-mond. Pecan . . . I say pee-KAWN . . . but when I was growing up, maybe because we never had pecans at home, I used to think they were PEE-ken.
oh, i was just curious if oats or nuts had elements that helped you relax or energized you. but if it takes a while for nuts to digest then i guess it has to be eaten earlier. we either have rolled oats or quick-cooking oats, not those flavored ones in one-serve sizes. it was only in recent years that i heard almond without an L. i also used to stress the PE but saw from youtube a few months ago that the pronunciation varies by country.
I think it's okay for dinner but I just like my oats for breakfast. I usually add milk and sugar, or chocolate powder(Milo or Ovaltine or protein powder) or coffee creamer and sugar. I say, al-mond. Hihihi and for me it's PE-CAN. What's the right pronunciation? Awww