This is the ultimate fast food. Enjoy this quick and easy breakfast with your favorite fresh fruit!
Makes 4 servings
1 cup whole oats or whole grain cereal flakes
1 cup puffed amaranth
1/4 cup wheat germ
3 tablespoons ground flax
4 tablespoons chia seeds
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup dried apples without sulfur dioxide, chopped
1 tablespoon sliced almonds (optional)
Handful of raisins (optional)
Plant-based milk (optional)
Mix all dry ingredients together. Add 1/2 cup dry mixture, per each serving you plan to use in the morning, to a bowl and add just enough water to cover. Cover bowl with plastic wrap or lid and soak overnight.
Just before serving, top with plant-based milk of your choice, if desired. Complete with fresh fruit such as bananas, mangos, figs, or other seasonal fruit.
Leftover dry mixture can be stored in a jar or other container with lid.
Source: Gloria Huerta, Food for Life instructor, Los Angeles
Per serving (dry mixture only, 1/4 of recipe): Calories: 412; Fat: 11 g; Saturated Fat: 2 g; Calories from Fat: 22%; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Protein: 14 g; Carbohydrates: 69 g; Sugar: 14 g; Fiber: 13 g; Sodium: 26 mg; Calcium: 176 mg; Iron: 7 mg; Vitamin C: 3 mg; Beta-Carotene: 8 mcg; Vitamin E: 2 mg; Potassium: 565 mg
Please feel free to tailor Physicians Committee recipes to suit your individual dietary needs.