Some of my Favorite Oatmeal Combinations

Some of my Favorite Oatmeal Combinations

Oatmeal Combos Oatmeal is my "go to" breakfast most mornings. It has so many health benefits from lowering cholesterol to being healthy for your heart. It not only tastes delicious, but you can easily add other ingredients to change it up and add even more nutrition. Almost any kind of fruit can be added (fresh or dried), as well as nuts, and pumpkin, sunflower, flax, chia & hemp seeds. You can choose to add agave, honey, raw sugar or maple syrup, or simply use the fruit to sweeten it. I like coconut milk…
Homemade Minestrone Soup

Homemade Minestrone Soup

  Homemade Minestrone Soup This is a hearty & colorful vegetable packed soup that everyone enjoys. It is especially warming on a cold winter afternoon or evening. It is a filling meal on it's own, but you can also serve it with a warm, crusty wedge of bread, and freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. A side salad of greens can be added if you want to add some raw vegetables, but keep it simple, because this is packed with plenty of veggies! RECIPE: Lightly saute the vegetables below in a few TB. of olive…
Crunchy Coconut Pistachio Granola

Crunchy Coconut Pistachio Granola

It's nice to have a tin of homemade granola around have when you need a little something indulgent. I like to add a few different ingredients to my granola to make it more interesting than what you can buy at the store. I also throw in some extra goodies to make it even healthier. Instead of canola oil, I use coconut oil - and it can never hurt to toss in some flax, hemp and chia seeds too! CRUNCHY COCONUT PISTACHIO GRANOLA In a large bowl combine: 3 cups of organic old fashioned…