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.

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.

Whole – Grain Scones.

Makes 8 Scones   These tarragon-spiked breakfast favorites are superb. For a tasty change, add low-glycemic pizza toppings. 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats or spelt flakes 3 tablespoons organic cane sugar crystals or granulated sugar 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon * 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 … Continue reading Whole – Grain Scones.

Apricot Granola Biscuits.

Makes about 3 1/2 dozen Biscuits If cicely is not to your liking, try lemon thyme. 1/2 cup rice or soy milk 1 large egg 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups Whole-Grain Granola {see recipe Whole-Grain Granola} or other homemade or store bought 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots 3 tablespoons … Continue reading Apricot Granola Biscuits.

Morning Energy Muffins.

Makes 12 Muffins. For a spicy variation, replace the sage with 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger. 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese 2 apples, coarsely … Continue reading Morning Energy Muffins.