Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Magical Breakfast Cream

Inspiration: Mireille Guiliano's, The French Women Don't Get Fat Cookbook

I have certain staples in my diet. All it may take is variety to achieve higher levels from time to time. But I am thinking this might be the Mt. Everest in my life right now when it comes to breakfast food choices.

It is hailed as Magical Breakfast Cream. I first read about it in Mireille Guiliano's newest cookbook.

Breakfast for me usually consists of organic plain yogurt served with a topping of homemade granola and maybe some seasonal fruit. After reading about Tante Berthe's quick and healthy breakfast and  discovering it was similar to my thoughts of what makes a quick and healthy breakfast, I decided to make a few adjustments. So this is how I make it:

1/2 cup plain fat free yogurt
1 teaspoon local honey
2 Tablespoons milled flaxseed and soy grain cereal
1-2 Tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 Tablespoon finely ground walnuts, I grind mine with a mortar and pestle.

First, mix the honey into the yogurt, pour the dry cereal over the yogurt and squeeze the lemon juice over the cereal before incorporating.  Next stir in the ground walnuts.

 She adds 1 teaspoon of flaxseed oil bfore adding the honey. Since I am using a cereal with milled flaxseed I omit the oil. However, I might include this in the future because the oil addition might possibly have more benefits. She also recommends using any type of dry grain cereal, just make sure it contains no sugar. Nuts could also be finely ground almonds or hazelnuts. Fresh orange juice is an alternative to the lemon juice.

Yummy! Exceptionally yummy, surprisingly yummy!


Life In a Little House said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog nice to see you over there...For lunch I like to eat greek yogurt(high protein low calories) berries and gluten free granola...everyday. And since I have been eating this I have not caught any colds or flu when the rest of my family has....I have been thinking it is the berries???? But anyhow it seems similar to your magical breakfast. I eat a banana for breakfast I am never hungry in the morning. This sounds like a great breakfast though or lunch choice. ~Heather

Life In a Little House said...

Okay this may be a double comment because I had just written one and then it disappeared lol sorry if that is the case ;).....thanks for visiting with me over at my blog...I eat something very similar for lunch..greek yogurt..berries and gluten free granola...I eat this everyday for lunch. I have noticed since I have been eating this I have not gotten any colds or flu when my family has?? I am thinking it is the berries? Your magical breakfast sounds very yummy and healthy. ~Heather

wayside wanderer said...

Yum, this sounds good. I love finding a new food that especially hits the spot.

The dB family said...

Mmm! This sounds great! I was taking flaxseed oil before bed, but quit because au contraire to what people saw, I'm pretty sure it gives me raging heart burn. I was just thinking this morning as I was eating my breakfast of whole oats, bee pollen, and chia seeds that maybe I should try the flaxseed oil in with it. No, I do not enjoy my breakfast, but it is nourishing and helps me control the snacking later in the day. Your breakfast sound far more delicious!!


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