Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Grainy Breakfast Bowl

Hard to believe that bulgur parfaits can taste so good.  I layered 1/2 of the parfait the night before (no cooking necessary), then topped this morning for a nutritious breakfast in just a few minutes.  The recipe was inspired by Cooking Light Magazine.

Bulgur Breakfast Bowl

(Serves 1)

Add boiling water to bulgur.  Stir and soak for 7 minutes.  Drain excess water.
1/4 cup bulgur
1/2 cup boiling water

Stir almond butter and cinnamon into bulgur.
1 1/2 teaspoon almond butter, without salt and sugar
Pinch cinnamon

Mix yogurt, ricotta cheese and brown rice syrup.  
1/3 cup plain yogurt, non fat
1/2 teaspoon brown rice syrup
1/4 cup ricotta cheese, part-skim

1/2 cup strawberries, sliced

(The night before)  
Place half of bulgur in bottom of bowl.
Top with half of yogurt-cheese mix.
Top with 1/2 cup strawberries.
Place rest of bulgur on top.
Cover and refrigerate overnight. 

(In the morning)
Top bulgur bowl with rest of yogurt-cheese mix.
Finish with 1/4 cup strawberries and toasted almonds. 
1/4 cup strawberries, sliced
1 tablespoon sliced almonds, toasted


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