Category Archives: Breakfast

Rice Cooker Steel Cut Oats

Make your fall and winter breakfast even easier by cooking these healthy steel cut oats in a rice cooker. Fast, nutritious and delicious! As we finally start to cool off with the fall season, it’s time to bring back the … Continue reading

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Millet Corn Cakes

Once a week I make some type of sweet breakfast like pancakes, oat waffles, or sprouted grain French toast.  As spring rolls around, I instinctively start to crave lighter options.  Instead of my hearty winter pancakes, this recipe comes back … Continue reading

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Great Granola

This recipe is one of my favorites.  I first learned in when my kids were in the Waldorf School as part of a fundraiser we were doing.  I’ve since made my own adjustments to suit my dietary needs and tastes, … Continue reading

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Sprouted Grain French Toast

This simple recipe using sprouted grain breads makes for a lighter and healthier alternative for a sweet breakfast than pancakes or white bread French toast.   Sprouted bread has several benefits.  According to the Department of Agriculture, sprouted grains contain … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Variations for Balance

Cooked grains make a great start to your day during the cooler seasons.  They are fast, provide whole food nutrition, and can be tailored to your doshic needs by switching oats to barley. Ayurveda Oatmeal (VP- K+) serves 1 Melt … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Muffins

PrintPumpkin Muffins Ingredients2 c. whole wheat pastry or spelt flour 1/2 c. Sucanat 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. nutmeg 2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1/3 c. sliced almonds 1/2 c. raisins or dried cranberries … Continue reading

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Cream of Millet Breakfast

Millet is a sweet and cooling (energetically) grain that is generally good for all three doshas as it decreases pitta but only mildly increases vata and kapha.  It has a nutritive effect making it good for recovering from an illness … Continue reading

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Spiced Quinoa Breakfast

Quiona is an excellent, high protein grain that is balancing for all three doshas and is particularly good for lowering vata.  This quick cooking cereal uses quiona flakes which can be food at most natural food stores. Serves 1 Melt … Continue reading

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Quick Breakfast Brown Rice Pudding

In my household, rice is a regular staple.  My family’s favorite is moist Jasmine rice with ghee, salt and pepper but I prefer the drier Basmati rice and Lundberg’s brown rice and wild rice blend.  Inevitably when making rice for … Continue reading

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Oat Waffles

This is a favorite breakfast recipe that I pulled out again today.  It provides a yummy way to eat whole grains in a waffle form that is good for balancing kapha with it’s drier nature yet still moist enough to … Continue reading

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Expand your Grains with Two Rice Pudding Recipes

In making any kind of dietary shift, having new recipes is a critical tool. I especially look for recipes that are easy and tasty! Today many people eat an excessive amount of wheat – and most of that is processed.  … Continue reading

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