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Blood sugar friendly oatmeal with Co-Founder of Oat of Ordinary Chara

Oatmeal is one of my favorite things to eat for breakfast. Fun fact: I used to be allergic to oats when I was little. But I learned that I had outgrown my allergy when my cousin told me to try strawberries and cream oatmeal. I fell in love. Did I mention, I thought I was allergic to oatmeal? So I ate all kinds of oat cereals not realizing that I had outgrown my allergy for quite some time

When I was diagnosed, all cereals, porridges, grits, and of course, oatmeal seemed to be completely out of reach. There are too many carbs. If it’s got fruit it’s too much sugar. Instant oatmeal didn’t keep me full unless I was eating 2 packets at a time. It was a vicious cycle. It was almost like I had to pretend I was allergic to it all over again.

But co-founders and friends Vanessa and Chara have different plans. They created Oat of the Ordinary to provide a healthy nutritious breakfast without the blood sugar spikes or crashes. with 11 grams of protein and only 3-4 grams of sugar, they’ve created easy-to-go oatmeal that’s good for anyone including those living with diabetes like me.


  • The ingredients
  • The taste
  • The take off 

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I’m Taylor Daniele


My core belief is that you can carve your own path. Unafraid to stand in the gap, I started Healing In Hindsight™ after noticing that there weren’t many millennials of color that I could connect with. Being of black and thai descent, I was diagnosed at 25 with type 2 diabetes. I found the transition into managing my condition difficult. My hope is to have thoughtful conversations about how anyone living with diabetes can thrive by finding a way to manage that fits them.

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