February 09, 2013 by
Cooking Quinoa: It is easy to cook Quinoa
Have it for Breakfast!
It is tasty, & versatile – very much like rice. Here is a Delicious Quinoa Breakfast Recipe It is a great way to kick start your day!
- 1 cup or so cooked quinoa
- 2 Tbsp sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, or slivered almonds (softer & sweeter when soaked overnight)
- 2 Tbsp raisins
- 2 Tbsp chopped dried apricots
- Substitute dried cranberries, currants, blueberries, chopped figs or dates as you like
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1 cup almond, hemp or soy milk, flavored or plain – add more as needed
- Optional: 1 Tbsp maple syrup, brown rice syrup or other sweetener
- Combine all ingredients in a two quart saucepan
- Heat on medium-low, stirring, until the quinoa has soaked up the liquid, and the dried fruit has plumped up nicely
- Add more milk if needed until the consistency pleases you
- That’s it. Enjoy!
March 21, 2010 by
Enjoy a healthy breakfast with these whole wheat, enriched with fiber pancakes. Replacing bad processed carbohydrates with good whole wheat carbohydrates can turn your breakfast from a diet Don’t to a DIET DO!
Whole Wheat Blueberry Pancakes.
- 1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 egg
- 1 cup milk, plus more if necessary
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- 1/2 cup blueberries
- Sift together flour and baking powder, set aside. Beat together the egg, milk, salt and honey in a bowl. Stir in flour until just moistened, add blueberries, and stir to incorporate.
- Preheat a heavy-bottomed skillet over medium heat, and spray with cooking spray. Pour approximately 1/4 cup of the batter into the pan for each pancake. Cook until bubbly, about 1 1/2 minutes. Turn, and continue cooking until golden brown.
# of Servings: 10
Calories per serving: 160
Fat: 2.6 grams
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February 22, 2010 by
There noting like a warn bowl of healthy oatmeal to start you day off right. Oatmeal is not only healthy, but it also fills and pump you up.
Check out these Oatmeal Recipes to warm you up!
Blueberry & Almond Oatmeal Recipe:
Mix it up:
Boil 1 cup of water over high heat. Add 1/4 cup of whole gain oats. Cook, stirring, for 25 minutes, until the oatmeal is soft. Reduce heat to low and cook for 3 more minutes, stirring constantly. Add 1/4 cup of fat-free milk, a tablespoon of slivered almonds, 1/3 cup of fresh or frozen blueberries, and a teaspoon of ground flaxseed. Mix and serve. This recipe provide a great balance of fruit and protein that are essential to a good health diet.
Makes 1 serving. Per serving: 251 cal, 7 g fat (0.5 g sat), 40 g carbs, 41 mg sodium, 6 g fiber, 10 g protein
Banana-Pecan Oatmeal Recipe:
Mix it up
Mix 1/4 cup of whole gain oatmeal, 1/2 cup of water, 1/2 scoop of vanilla whey powder, a teaspoon of cinnamon, and a pinch of salt. Microwave the mixture on high for 90 seconds and top with 1/4 cup of fat-free milk, a sliced banana, and a tablespoon of pecan pieces.
Makes 1 serving. Per serving: 388 cal, 9 g fat (1.5 g sat), 63 g carbs, 349 mg sodium, 9 g fiber, 18 g protein