I love me some rice pudding!
Traditionally it is made with rice, half and half, an egg and sugar.
Mine is made with rice and quinoa, almond milk, fruit, Greek yogurt, honey and cinnamon! I eat mine cold and for breakfast!
How to make:
In crockpot add:
2 cups unsweetened almond or coconut milk
1/2 c basmati rice
1/2 c quinoa
Cook on high for approx. 1 hour and 10 min
Remove from crockpot and add:
1 c plain Greek yogurt
1/2 c of each fresh or frozen blueberries and peaches (or other fruit or no fruit)
1 tsp honey
2 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp brown sugar
Stir gently until well mixed
Store in fridge
This batch made three (3) 1.2 cup servings
Simple. Easy. Breakfast is ready. Look in the fridge. Eat.
2 handfuls fresh spinach or kale OR 1 cup frozen packed spinach
1 c unsweetened almond milk
1 scoop or approx. 18 g choc protein powder
3/4 c frozen or fresh blueberries
1 tbsp. chia seeds
3 tsp. oats
Add some ice, blend well!
Looks swampy BUT tastes delish like blueberries and kiwi!
GREENS & BLUEBERRIES SMOOTHIE
They say you should start your day with something “Green”!
1 c spinach leaves
1/4 chopped cucumber with skin on
2 sticks of asparagus
Snip of mint
Snip of basil
1/4 c blueberries
1/2 c Unsweetened coconut almond milk
1 tsp Glutamine
1 scoop Vanilla protein powder
3 Ice cubes
2 tsp Flaxseeds
Blend and enjoy!!!
Notes: you can use anything green you have like kiwi, green apple, fresh dandelion or parsley…all would be great to throw in addition to or instead of!
1 c BLUEBERRIES,1 med BANANA, 1 STARBUCKS COLUMBIA INSTANT COFFEE PACK, 3 TSP OATS, 1 TSP GLUTAMINE, 1 TSP FLAXSEED MEAL, 4 ICE CUBES, 1 c ALMOND MILK
Spinach, blueberries, granny smith apple, banana, glutamine, peanut butter, almond milk, flaxseed meal and oat bran……….Great start!
I love pancakes and just because I love to live a healthy lifestyle does not mean that I can’t have them! Choose your ingredients wisely and you can enjoy all your favorites in a more healthy way! Treat yourself by treating yourself right.
I use this pancake mix pictured because it is made of whole grains, whole wheat and is also low in sugar. Look at the nutritional facts of what you are buying. Is it made of artificial colors or flavors and preservatives? Put it down if it is and choose more wisely. I added Greek yogurt, fresh blueberries and water to the mix. That is it. Max and I enjoyed these this morning with a little dab or two of syrup! Delicious and I feel like we “treated” ourselves to a healthier version of one of our favorite breakfast foods!