Breakfast Cereals: Fruit and Nut Cereal.

Fruit and Nut Cereal. Packed with protein and high in complex carbohydrates, this tasty mix will keep you going well into lunchtime. 2 cups 1-minute oatmeal 1 cup crumbled shredded wheat 1 cup bran or bran cereal 1 cup wheat germ 1 cup unsalted walnuts, almonds, pecans, or cashews 1/2 cup chopped pitted dates 1 … Continue reading Breakfast Cereals: Fruit and Nut Cereal.

Breakfast Cereals: Toasted Muesli.

Toasted Muesli This is a favorite Swiss-German morning cereal based on oats and fruit. Packaged versions are quite pricey and not nearly as good. 2 cups old-fashioned oats 1/4 cup sunflower kernels 1/4 cup sliced almonds 1/3 cup finely chopped dates 2 tablespoons oat bran 1 cup bran flakes 1/4 cup toasted wheat germ 1/4 … Continue reading Breakfast Cereals: Toasted Muesli.

Breakfast Cereals: Granola.

Granola Packed with nutrition and good taste, granola is the ultimate win-win combination. Eat it with milk for breakfast; sprinkle it on fruit, yogurt, or ice cream; incorporate it into crumble toppings for cobblers; crush it to make crusts for pies or cheesecakes-or just grab a handful for a healthy, energy-boosting snack. To cut the … Continue reading Breakfast Cereals: Granola.

Breakfast Cereals: Oatmeal Mix.

Oatmeal Mix. Ready-to-eat oatmeal mixes are a godsend on busy mornings when you need a healthy breakfast in a hurry. The prepackaged mixes are pricey. So whip up your own-and vary it depending on your family’s tastes. 6 cups quick-cooking oats 1 1/3 cups dry milk 1 cup dried diced or small apples, apricots, banana … Continue reading Breakfast Cereals: Oatmeal Mix.

Root Coffee.

1 cup dried chopped dandelion root 2/3 cup dried chopped burdock root 1/2 cup dried chopped chicory root 2 tbsp ground star anise 1 tbsp ground dried ginseng root 2 inch piece cinnamon stick, crushed 1/4 cup dried chopped licorice root or powdered carob In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well. Store … Continue reading Root Coffee.

Frittata with Winter Greens, Thyme, and Ricotta.

Few dishes are simpler or more satisfying than a frittata when it comes to whipping up a quick meal. This version bulges with hearty dark greens {which thrive in colder temperatures}, tender leeks, and fragrant thyme. It’s finished off with dollops of creamy ricotta. 3/4 cup fresh ricotta 8 large eggs 1/2 cup grated Parmesan … Continue reading Frittata with Winter Greens, Thyme, and Ricotta.

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic.

While this recipe, adapted from James Beard’s famous dish, is delicious year-round, on a cozy winter’s night, there’s nothing better than smearing a hunk of crusty bread with a velvety clove of roasted garlic. This dish tastes even better the next day, after the flavors have had a chance to meld. 6 stalks of celery, … Continue reading Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic.

Cucumber Tomato Salad Recipe.

Total Time: 5-10 minutes Serves: 2 INGREDIENTS: 1 medium cucumber, diced 2 medium tomatoes, diced 1 small bunch of cilantro, chopped 1 tbsp vegenaise 1 small handful raisins (optional) DIRECTIONS: Mix all ingredients and serve cold.

Spring Buckwheat Salad.

I saw this salad in Bob’s Red Mill and just could not help myself. Not only healthy, eye-appealing, the salad has that “light” aspect going for it rather than heavy food’s not suitable for either a spring/summer salad. “Hello Bob’s Red Mill readers and eaters!” We are delighted to join you today to share with … Continue reading Spring Buckwheat Salad.

Buckwheat, Apple and Cheese Breakfast Burritos.

For the base of these hearty burritos, make the buckwheat pancakes the night before. Store them tightly wrapped in an airtight bag or in a container in the refrigerator. In the morning, pile grated cheese, cooked ham or chicken, vegetables or fruit in the center of one or two pancakes. Microwave on high for 30 … Continue reading Buckwheat, Apple and Cheese Breakfast Burritos.