Blueberry-Pecan Pie Oats

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Making breakfast can be very time-consuming and if you're like me, you never know what to make.

I love oats. They are the perfect way to save time and fill your belly with delicious and healthy grains. Since oats are a complex carb, they'll keep you full and satiated longer without spiking your blood sugar levels.

This bowl of oats taste kind of like a blueberry pecan pie, but much much healthier! In this satisfying, on-the-go oats recipe, lightly spiced, crunchy pecans and sweet berries make this the perfect healthy breakfast. Short on time in the morning? Try this oats variation.

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bowl of oats 1

What You’ll Need

40g Oat bran
1 tablespoon chia seeds
2 tablespoons hemp seeds
25g blueberries
1/4 cup pecans
cinnamon, to taste
stevia, to taste

What You’ll Need To Know

To make this breakfast bowl, add oats, chia seeds, hemp seeds to the bowl. Stir in one cup boiled water until thickened. Top with pecans, blueberries, and cinnamon.

Quinoa Avocado Coconut Bowl

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Let's talk quinoa.

Lately, I've been enjoying using this ancient grain as part of my breakfast. It's an excellent, protein-rich grain to start your mornings. Combining the protein power of quinoa with the protein power of Greek or Icelandic yogurt makes this healthy treat more filling. And, if you're an early riser that hits the gym for a grueling workout, this is one bowl that will keep you fueled.

To be very honest with you, when I was creating this recipe, I had no idea how these flavor combinations were going to turn out. Quinoa.. Yum! Avocado.. Yum! Coconut.. Yum! But all together? Luckily, it turned out to be a winning combo.

This Quinoa Avocado Coconut Bowl is happiness in a bowl with all sorts of yummy things. It's really easy to make, especially if you cook the dry quinoa the night before.

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Coconut Quinoa Avocado Bowl 1

What You'll Need

1/2 cup dry quinoa, rinsed
¾ cup and ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk, divided
5.3 oz vanilla yogurt (I used Siggi’s Icelandic but you can also use Greek yogurt)
1 medium banana
1/2 small avocado
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 cup raw cashews
dash of pink himalayan salt
Toppings: unsweetened coconut flakes and chopped pistachios
 

What You'll Need To Know

Cook quinoa according to package direction using almond milk (3/4 cup).

In a high-speed blender add: banana, avocado, honey, raw cashews, salt and 1/4 cup almond milk and blend together.

In a bowl or deep glass, add a layer quinoa, followed by a layer of yogurt, and a layer of banana-avocado mix.

You’ll want to split the quinoa into two bowls (I used stemless wine glasses), then divide the banana avocado mix between the two.

Divide the yogurt and top off the bowl, then add the coconut flakes, and chopped pistachios. This recipe makes 2 servings.

Spiced Cashew Granola

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spiced cashew granola 2There is nothing like the smell and taste of homemade granola. The sweet, nutty, spiced scent, packing in a subtle yet flavourful punch. This Spiced Cashew Granola is one of my favourites. It’s full of my favorite winter-time ingredients—warming spices, ginger, cashews and quinoa—and irresistibly crisp-ity crunch-ity. This recipe calls for quinoa, which bakes up nice and crunchy.

Baking granola will make your entire home smell like HEAVEN. Nutty, sweet, amazing heaven. After taking a bit out of this recipe, you'll will be a more fulfilled and enlightened human!