(Serves 2)Heat quinoa and water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, cover and cook over low heat for about 10 minutes until water is absorbed.
1/2 cup quinoa
1 1/4 cups water
Add nuts, syrup, zest, apricots and cinnamon.
2 tablespoons toasted pecans
2 teaspoons maple syrup
1 teaspoon orange zest
4 dried apricots, snipped with kitchen shears
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon.
Stir, cover and remove from burner.
My cereal is topped with 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt and fresh mandarin orange segments. I garnished it with fresh grated nutmeg.
Groats and Seeds Cereal
(Serves 8-10)Cook groats in water for about 15 minutes.
1/2 cup oat groats
1 cup water
Drain, rinse and stir.
Mix in chia, hemp, figs, raisins, apples and nutmeg.
1/4 cup chia seeds
1/3 cup hemp seed meal
4 figs, stemmed removed, snipped
2 tablespoons raisins
2 tablespoons dried apples, snipped
Fresh ground nutmeg
I made a fresh fruit cup and topped with 2 tablespoons groats and seeds.
Tip #5: Vary whole grains.
Now for a morning walk!