Maple Almond Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

  We can all use a nutrient nudge in the morning. This gluten-free breakfast bowl is packed with fiber, protein and calcium. Best of all, you can eat this cold or warm and you can make it the day before so it’s ready when you are.

Super Easy Homemade Granola (you’ll never buy it again)

Making granola has not been a top priority of mine. There are so many brands and varieties to choose from, it never seemed worth the effort to make my own until I watched an episode on granola from America’s Test Kitchen (remember, I’m a cooking nerd). So I gathered the ingredients (oats, brown sugar, maple…

Amaranth “Oatmeal” with Raisins, Toasted Walnuts and Maple Syrup

Move over quinoa, make way for a new kid on the whole grain block. With slightly more protein and twice as much iron as quinoa, amaranth is beginning to get some attention. Amaranth is a gluten-free, whole grain (technically a seed) about half the size of quinoa.  It has a nutty, earthy taste that works…