A wonderfully nutty flavored nutritious addition to any meal; is high in fiber, B vitamins, iron, magnesium and omega fatty acids. I often prepare extra so that I can make one of my favorite child hood breakfasts: creamed rice.
Mix a cup of cooked rice with 1/4 cup of milk, (soy milk, almond milk), cinnamon, maple syrup or brown sugar in a saucepan, cook and stir until creamy and serve with fresh blueberries, chopped walnuts and sliced bananas.
Peanut Butter (preferably crunchy and organic)
Not only does it make a simple, quick and nutritious snack on a slice of grainy bread, essene bread or flax crackers but added to a can of chickpeas it makes delicious and nutritious hummus dip.
Combine 1 can of drained chick peas, 1/4 cup olive oil, 2 garlic cloves, 1/4 cup of fresh squeezed lemon juice and 2 large tablespoons of peanut butter and blend until smooth. Serve with whole grain pita bread or crackers.
Loaded with probiotics, protein and calcium, eaten with fresh berries and fruit or blended into a savory dip is a kitchen essential.
Mix with fresh dill and an equal amount of sour cream makes a delicious filling for a fresh baked potato.
Twice as sweet as sugar, with no calories and the health benefits of regulating blood glucose as well as helping to prevent periodontal disease, the leading undiagnosed cause of chronic inflammation in your body, Xylitol allows me to sweeten anything without any guilt.