Tag: breakfast

Breakfast of the Month: Toasted Muesli with Coconut

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, July 22, 2014

In an effort to reduce sugar and sweeteners in general, I recently decided to divert my craving for granola by making toasted muesli. (It’s true that granola can be made by baking the oats in just oil, but I find the mix looks a little lackluster without the shine of maple syrup.) Since plain oldRead more

Should You Skip Breakfast? (Sorry, the Answer Is Still No.)

by in Healthy Tips, June 19, 2014

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that skipping breakfast doesn’t affect weight loss in dieters. If you think the findings of this study give you permission to skip breakfast, think again!

7 Healthy Breakfasts That Will Show Mom the Love

by in Healthy Recipes, May 9, 2014

Whether your mother is a recent kale convert or wouldn’t touch health food with a ten-foot-fork, one of these dishes is sure to match her unique brand of awesomeness. Here’s what to make if …  … your mom is on a whole-grain kick: Blueberry Almond French Toast (above) When it comes to brunch, you just can’tRead more

Whole-Wheat Oatmeal Pancakes with Honey and Orange

by in The Grain Attraction, April 19, 2014

I grew up in a store-bought, premade pancake batter household. On Saturday mornings we were happy to shake the carton and pour our way to breakfast heaven. I’ll always have a soft spot in my heart for the pancakes of my youth. But now I know better. That doesn’t mean I’ve stopped eating pancakes altogether.Read more

Breakfast of the Month: Chai-Spiced Oats with Apricots and Pistachios

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, March 25, 2014

Make this tasty breakfast porridge when you need a change from the usual oatmeal routine. Creamy and warming with fragrant spices, this is the perfect dish to liven up any morning. Coconut milk adds a welcome richness to the steel-cut oats and the saffron and vanilla bean contribute an exotic twist. Sweetened by apricots andRead more

Start the Year Right: 12 Healthy Breakfasts

by in Healthy Recipes, January 1, 2014

It can be challenging to keep things interesting at the breakfast table. Stay out of a breakfast rut this year with these tasty and nutritious options.

Breakfast of the Month: Coconut Millet Porridge with Berry Compote

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, December 24, 2013

Millet is a golden-colored, gluten-free whole grain that tends to be a little dry when cooked, like rice or quinoa, but becomes soft and creamy when simmered with extra liquid. The addition of coconut milk complements it perfectly and gives porridge a luxurious texture and richness that really is a step up from your averageRead more

12 No-Cook Breakfasts

by in Healthy Recipes, No-Cook Choices, August 2, 2013

The sweltering days of summer have arrived and the last thing I want to do is cook anything over a hot stove. It’s the perfect time for those easy breakfasts, where no heat is required.

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