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Cornmeal Porridge with Dried Fruits

cornmeal porridge

As the weather cools down, we start to crave different foods, more warming, comforting foods. As far as breakfast goes for me this means porridge. Although I still eat porridge in the summer, not nearly as regularly as during the colder months. On cold days, I tend to start my day with something warm like this cornmeal porridge instead of my daily smoothie, which is my usual summer routine. I have my smoothie later on in the day during the colder months. Post hot yoga for example.

Like many people, oats are my go to grain when it comes to making porridge. It’s what my grandmother used to make me when I would visit her. I would love waking up to watch cartoons and sit in front of the TV with my bowl of porridge. I would load it with raisins and cover it with milk and white sugar. Needless to say the oatmeal I make for myself today is a little different.

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Vegan Strawberry, Banana, Coconut, & Spelt Pancakes

Based on the picture above you are probably asking yourself “where are the strawberries and bananas?” They are blended into the pancakes. The batter was made by blending strawberries and bananas with almond milk. A smoothie of sorts mixed with dry ingredients and made into delicious pancake batter. Strawberry banana pancakes. Yummy. Also coconut pancakes, and spelt pancakes. All together in one pancake. This pancake is loaded with nutritious as well as tasty ingredients. Not your standard pancake recipe.

What is the craziest thing you have experimented with when making pancakes?

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Popped Amaranth Cereal

I have done this a few times now.  I will admit it isn’t easy. I am working on mastering it.  It is delicious though.

Requires having your pot at exactly the right temperature and putting the right amount of amaranth into the pot (which depends on the surface area of your pot.  If it’s too hot or not hot enough you will end up with burnt amaranth.

The good news is that it only takes a few seconds and is fun to do.  Nice to make your own cereal. You know exactly what is in it.

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