Breakfast

Mighty Carrot Raisin Muffins (gluten-free, sugar-free, oil-free)

  Commercial muffins are like little cakes with lots of fat, sugar and white flour.  They are typically super-sized containing 400-500 calories.  These muffins do not qualify as a healthy breakfast choice.  They don’t even qualify as a decent dessert.  However, if you enjoy a muffin from time to time, bake a batch and freeze any you aren’t …

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Great Granola

Makes 12 cups (3 l)   Granola is an old breakfast staple, but tends to be much higher in fat and sugar than what one would expect.  In this recipe, concentrated sweeteners like brown sugar, maple syrup, honey, etc. are replaced with fiber and nutrient-rich fresh and dried fruits.  Concentrated oils are replaced with much healthier nut and …

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Oat Groat Cereal

At the very top of the whole grain hierarchy are intact whole grains.  Using intact grains to make your breakfast cereal is more nutritious and economical than what comes out of boxes and bags. Intact grains are grains that look very similar to how they looked when they were picked off the plant.  They have not …

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