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Recipes

Morning Glory Breakfast Cookies

Morning Glory Breakfast Cookies

September 12, 2019

These little heart-healthy, vegan goodies are bursting with a range of nutrients from four different food groups – whole grains, fruits, vegetables and proteins! Enjoy as a balanced breakfast or snack food anytime.

Coconut Quinoa Chia Granola

Coconut Quinoa Chia Granola

December 8, 2017

Here is a great way to start your day, or enjoy as a snack. The ancient Andean grain quinoa , and the Mexican-native chia seed are both known to be high in plant-based dietary proteins. Protein plays a fundamental role in structuring and repairing the cells of the entire body.

Southwest Tofu Scramble

Southwest Tofu Scramble

February 28, 2017

Tofu is soy bean curd formed from coagulated soy milk. It is a naturally gluten-free, vegan source of protein. It is also high in essential minerals, especially Calcium and Iron.

Vanilla-Almond Chia Breakfast Pudding

Vanilla-Almond Chia Breakfast Pudding

January 27, 2016

Chia seeds are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids. These essential fats must be consumed in the diet and are known to have an anti-inflammatory effect on the body. A variety of cancers, including colorectal, liver, lung and prostate, have been linked to chronic inflammation3. Omega-3 fatty acids also may reduce the production of enzymes that promote cancer cell growth.

Creamy Quinoa Oat Porridge

Creamy Quinoa Oat Porridge

December 23, 2014

This healthy porridge is a great start to the day. Quinoa is of Andean origin, and contains the highest amount of protein of any grain. Fiber provided by ground flaxseed and fresh apple, along with traditional steel-cut oats, is an excellent way to help maintain low cholesterol levels.