Breakfast Bowls To Start Your Day
Catherine Perez, MS, RD
INGREDIENTS 1⁄2 cup quick oats 1 tbsp ground flaxseed 1⁄2 tsp cinnamon Pinch of cardamom Pinch of salt, to taste
1 cup almond milk 1 mashed banana
Add all ingredients to a saucepan and bring to a simmer. Allow mixture to thicken for at least 3 minutes before removing from heat. Pour into bowl and top as desired.
Apple Pie Steel-Cut Oatmeal
1⁄3 cup steel-cut oats
1 tbsp ground flaxseed
1⁄2 tsp cinnamon 1⁄4 tsp ginger
2 tbsp chopped dried apple or 1⁄2 fresh apple, diced
1 ripe banana, mashed Pinch of salt 1 & 1⁄4 cups unsweetened almond milk
1⁄2 fresh apple Pinch of salt Pinch of cinnamon 1 tsp maple syrup
Add all ingredients to a saucepan and bring to a low to medium heat to simmer.
With a spoon or spatula, stir as it cooks, about 3 minutes.
Remove from stovetop and top oatmeal as desired.
For extra apple flavor, take an apple and thinly slice it. Add slices to a pan and bring to a low to medium heat. As apples cook and soften, add 1 tsp maple syrup, a pinch of cinnamon, a pinch of salt and 1 tbsp water. Allow apples to cook and brown until completely soft, then serve over oatmeal.