Do You Eat Breakfast?
Posted 18 January 2008 - 03:11 PM
2 c water
1/4 cup steel oats
1/4 cup whole oats (These are hard to find. I substitute rolled oats.)
2 tbs oat bran
1-2 tbs ground flax seed
1/4 t cinnamon
1 tbs flaxseed oil
raw agave nectar to sweeten (They sell this at whole foods.)
Serving size equals 3/4-1 cup
Bring water to a boil. Add steel cut oats. Simmer for 15 minutes. Add whole oats. Simmer for 5 more minutes. Remove porridge from heat. Stir in oat bran, cinnamon, and flax oil. Drizzle with agave nectar of 100% maple syrup.
For variety, top wth shaved almonds, chopped apples, fresh berried, dried cranberries or goji berries.
Posted 18 January 2008 - 03:18 PM
Since I joined WW last week, one of the breakfasts they suggest is yogurt, granola and fruit. And I agree with you on the yogurt. It's kinda nasty. But when you add the fruit and granola, it's surprisingly good. I might even call it delicious.
Posted 18 January 2008 - 03:19 PM
| Originally Posted by carlymcmullen |
Brown sugar and cinnamon pop-tarts were all I used to eat for breakfast, until Matt told me they were so bad for me. I was like, what? Pop-tarts? Bad for you? Nooooooooo. But anyway, I only eat themoccastionally now instead of daily.
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Posted 18 January 2008 - 03:22 PM
Also, try putting granola or Kashi cereal in your yogurt - it helps with the gross texture.
Posted 18 January 2008 - 03:24 PM
Posted 18 January 2008 - 03:32 PM
I think I will have myself a pop-tart tomorrow! in celebration of this wonderful thread. Ann, I think you should to!
Posted 18 January 2008 - 05:54 PM
I eat 2/3 cup granola and a bowl of catalope in the morning. Yummy.
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Posted 18 January 2008 - 06:07 PM
Posted 18 January 2008 - 06:29 PM
For weekdays I'm a cereal girl. I eat the kashi cereals, the Smart Start and vanilla almond Special K. Those are probably the ones I buy most. But I also LOVE plain ol' Crispix, rice krispies and cheerios...esp the multi grain ones! If I get those more plain cereals though, I usually make sure to get some bananas to slice up in them. Also, instant oatmeal and the kashi hot cereal are good.
In a real pinch I'll shake up some slim fast or whey protein shake on my way out the door. Although I prefer blending those in the blender w/ fruit if I have time.
Also, honey wheat bagels w/ a little peanut butter...Mmmmmm!
Posted 18 January 2008 - 06:40 PM
I usually eat 1 of 3 menus for breakfast:
1. Cereal with Lowfat Milk and Fruit
2. Kashi Granola Bar or Fiber 1 Chocolate Granola Bar and Banana
I have a great baked oatmeal recipe made with apples and dried fruit. You can grab a square so it's like a muffin or heat it and serve with milk. PM me if you'd like it.
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