Feel Good Oats

Oats are so great for your health in many ways.  There are many heart protecting benefits, as well as brain and acuity with a diet rich in oats. It has also been found to improve ones mood which is linked to improved and regulated blood sugar. OATS are a great source of Energy.  Packed with…

Making Nut Milks

How to Make Plant-Based “Milks” By Tess Masters You can make a variety of plant-based “milks” by blending raw nuts, seeds, and grains with water. Almonds, cashews, macadamias, Brazil nuts, hazelnuts, pecans, pistachios, coconuts, soybeans, hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, sacha inchi seeds, flaxseeds, quinoa, millet, rice, and oats can all be liquefied…

Buying Healthy Bread

How to Buy Healthy Bread Not all loaves are created equal. Here’s what you need to know BY Rachel Dowd PHOTOGRAPHY BY Mike Lorrig Kate Hahn loves bread so much that on occasion her boyfriend has kept quiet after buying a loaf just to be sure there would be enough for lunch the next day….

Whole Grain Stamps

The Whole Grain Stamp makes it simple Looking for the Whole Grain Stamp, will make finding three to five servings of whole grains simple: Pick three to five foods with the 100% Stamp or six foods with ANY Whole Grain Stamp. The 100% Stamp assures you that a food contains a full serving or more…

T’s Magic Muesli

T’s MAGIC MUESLI Time: 5 Minutes (If adding self dried apples = 45 Minutes) Yield: 6-7 Cups (7 Item Recipe) Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian Ingredients: 4 Cups Organic Oats (Quick Cook) 3/4 Cup Ground Organic Bran 1/2 Cup  Dried Organic Cranberries 1/2 Cup Organic Dried Apples (I made my own with 1 granny smith apple)…

Chocolaty Granola

Chocolaty Granola Time: 1 Hour Yield: 4 Cups Cooked Granola (5 Item Recipe) Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian Ingredients: 3 Cups Organic Oats 1 Cup Organic Cane Sugar 1/4 Cup Organic Peanut Butter 1/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3/4 Cup Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips Directions: Preheat oven to 350.  Put oats into large bowl.  In…

Steel Cut Oats with Banana & Agave Walnuts

Steel Cut Oats with Banana & Agave Walnuts Time: 30 Minutes Yield: 4 Servings (5 Item Recipe) Ingredients: 1 Cup Organic Steel Cut Oats 3 Cups Purified Water 2 Organic Bananas, sliced 1/4 Cup Organic Agave 1/4 Cup Raw Organic Walnut Pieces Directions: In a small pot add the 3 cups of water and bring…

Berry Oats with Acai, Banana & Bee Pollen

Berry Oats with Acai, Banana & Bee Pollen Time: 10 Minutes Yield: 2 Servings (6 Item Recipe) Ingredients: 1 Cup Organic Steel Cut Oats, cooked 1/4 Cup Organic Strawberries, tops removed and cut into pieces 1/4 Cup Organic Blueberries 1/4 Cup Organic Banana, peeled and cut into pieces 1/4 Cup Organic Acai Juice 1 Tablespoon…

Cinnamon Carrot Cookies With Gingered Agave Walnuts

Cinnamon Carrot Cookies with Gingered Agave Walnuts Vegan Vegetarian Recipe Yields: 24 cookies (11 Item Recipe) Time: 25 Minutes Ingredients: 2 Organic carrots, grated 1 cup Raw Organic walnuts 1 cup Organic rolled oats 1 Tablespoon Organic Agave 1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/4 teaspoons Organic cinnamon 1/2…

Steel Cut Oats

Steel-cut oats are delicious whole grains using the inner portion of the oat kernel.  What sets steel cut oats apart from standard oats is that they have been cut into two two to three pieces by steel, much different that rolled oats.  Their appearance is slightly different then standard rolled oats as they are golden…