"10-Minute Energizing Oatmeal
This is a delicious complete breakfast and a perfect way to start your day!
Prep and Cook Time: 10 minutes
1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
2 cups water
sea salt to taste
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 cup raisins
1/4 sliced almonds
1 cup soymilk or skim milk
1 TBS blackstrap molasses
Bring the water and salt to a boil in a saucepan, then turn the heat to low and add the oats.
Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring regularly so that the oatmeal will not clump together. Add cinnamon, raisins and almonds, stir, cover the pan and turn off heat. Let sit for 5 minutes. Serve with milk and sweetener. Poached Eggs over Spinach & Mushrooms
Don't reserve this meal just for breakfast; it's great for lunch or dinner as well. You may not think to enjoy vegetables with eggs, but it is a wonderful combination and a way to include more vegetables in your Healthiest Way of Eating. Frozen vegetables are a good choice when fresh is not available and it is also very convenient when you don't have much time. Enjoy!
Prep and Cook Time: 20 minutes
4 large free-range chicken eggs
1 tsp light vinegar, (rice, white wine, or apple cider)
1 TBS chicken or vegetable broth
½ medium onion, chopped
2 cups sliced crimini mushrooms
1 medium tomato, seeds and excess pulp removed, chopped
3 medium cloves garlic, chopped
10 oz package frozen spinach, thawed and excess water removed
salt and black pepper to taste
Chop onions and garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to enhance their health-promoting properties.
Bring water to a high simmer in a 10-inch skillet with 1 tsp of vinegar.
In a separate skillet heat 1 TBS broth. Healthy Sauté onion and mushrooms in broth for 3 minutes over medium heat stirring frequently.
Add tomato, garlic, spinach, salt and pepper and sauté for another 2-3 minutes.
When water comes to a high simmer poach eggs for about 5 minutes, or until whites are firm. Remove from water with a slotted spoon and place over spinach mixture.