Monday, July 26, 2010

Back to Breakfast


If you follow me on twitter, then you know that I’ve been in a breakfast rut. For over a year, I pretty much ate gluten free oats everyday…but I don’t know why I’m telling you guys that, you’ve seen the pictures :)

But since Parrish and I moved, I haven’t been able to fall back in to my groove. I tried a brief affair with gluten free corn grits, but they just never held me over. I would typically start feeling hungry around 11:30 and I don’t like to take my lunch break until 1pm. I flirted with gluten free pancakes, but I can’t make those on a regular basis.

So this morning, I decided to recommit myself to a relationship with gluten free oats.

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And I’m so glad I did!

Last week Bakery on Main sent me some of their tasty treats to sample, and I was SUPER excited about the Fiber Power granola!! (Actually I sort of begged for it) I’m all about packing in the fiber.

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And it was actually this snack size serving of granola that inspired my oat toppings!

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Triple Berry Granola and

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Stonyfield Strawberry Pomegranate Yogurt. This bowl was BURSTING with berries!

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In the oat mix: 1/3 cup gluten free oats, 1/3 cup water, 1/3 cup skim milk, 1/2 tbsp. Chia powder, and 1/3 banana sliced thin.

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I LOVE the way the yogurt is almost like an icing! If you haven’t tried yogurt in oats yet, I highly recommend it! 

I was super excited about the granola adding a crunch, but then I mixed it all together and got side tracked. By the time I got around to eating my bowl, the granola was saturated :( BUT it still had excellent flavor!!


What’s your favorite breakfast? I’m thinking about attempting to make some tiny quiches in muffin tins, but I haven’t searched out a recipe yet.

QUESTIONS ANSWERED! A reader asked where I get my Udi’s, and the answer is at Earth Fare in Raleigh, NC. And actually, I should say Parrish gets them there because he drives by the exit for Earth Fare on his way home from work! (And cause he’s a sweetie)


Joan said...

This is the recipe I use for egg muffins:
And I use metal muffin tins-- I don't like the silicone ones.

Allie said...

I'm a savory breakfast fan. Which you probably have noticed reading my blog - I like to try to have one egg or egg whites most mornings. Sometimes I'll do hard-boiled, and sometimes egg sandwich with cheese & canadian bacon! It's easy & keeps me full until lunch :)

Vanessa Nielsen said...

Looks good! Try Greek yogurt with your oats - creamier!