A variation on a previous protein-rich breakfast recipe

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Okay, so let’s make it a baker’s dozen for the protein-rich breakfast series. Protein-rich breakfast #13 This is an illustration of the basic black lentils and greens recipe I posted at the end of January. This time I sautéed 1 cup of cooked green lentils in olive oil, added 1 chopped tomato, some cumin, coriander, …

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Tofu scramble

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Protein-rich Breakfast #12: Part of the protein-rich breakfast dozen: Ingredients: 1 block firm tofu 2 to 3 teaspoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon tamari soy sauce 1/8 teaspoon turmeric 1 red onion, chopped 
1/2 red bell pepper, chopped 
1/8 teaspoon paprika 1 tablespoon umeboshi vinegar Dash of black pepper How to: Press tofu to remove excess water …

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Fruit and yogurt smoothie

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Protein-rich Breakfast #11: Part of the protein-rich breakfast dozen Ingredients: 1/2 cup ice 1/2 cup blueberries ($5.99/qt. depending on season) 1/2 banana ($.60/ lb.) 1/2 c whole milk yogurt has 13 g protein; $3.49/qt. (optional) 1 tablespoon of peanut butter (2.5 grams protein; $4.99 8 oz jar); How to: In a blender add all ingredients and blend …

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Boiled quinoa berries and walnuts

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Protein-rich Breakfast #10: Part of the protein-rich breakfast dozen Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa (12.14 g protein; $7.99/lb) 1 tsp cinnamon, ¼ cup blueberries (1/2 gram protein; 4.99/cup) 7 walnuts (4 grams protein; 6.99/lb). How to: Measure out 1/2 cup of quinoa and rinse it through a fine mesh strainer – or a colander lined with a …

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2 Egg cheddar cheese omelette with mushrooms

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Protein-rich Breakfast #9: Part of the protein-rich breakfast dozen Ingredients: 2 eggs (12 g protein; $3.49/dozen) pinch of salt and black pepper to taste; 1 ounce of grated cheddar cheese (4 g protein; $4.89/lb); ½ c mushrooms (1 g protein; $5.00/lb) 1 tbsp olive oil How to: Whisk together eggs with a pinch of salt and pepper …

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Cottage cheese, strawberries and almond slices

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Protein-rich Breakfast #8: Part of the protein-rich breakfast dozen Ingredients: 1/2 cup of cottage cheese (13 g protein; $2.29/qt); 1 cup of fresh strawberries (1 g protein; $2.99/lb); ¼ cup of sliced almonds (5 g; 4.96/lb). How to: serve 1/2 cup of cottage cheese topped with 1 cup of sliced and topped fresh strawberries and 1/4 …

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Leftover brown rice porridge

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Protein-rich Breakfast #6: Part of the protein-rich breakfast dozen This recipe comes from Josh Rosenthal’s Integrative Nutrition* Ingredients: 1 cup cooked brown rice (5 g protein; $.86/lb); 1 cup milk (8 protein; 3.79/gallon); 1 cup chopped apple ($2.49/lb); 1 cup walnuts (4 g protein; $6.99/lb); Pantry items: 1 teaspoon cinnamon; 1 teaspoon vanilla; 1 teaspoon salt. …

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Do you know what you are eating?

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I continue to explore this question because everywhere you look there are claims being made “eat this, it’s healthy,” “it’s good for you,” “it’s all natural…” Thanks to the Cornucopia Institute and a new report due out tomorrow – you might have available at the click of a mouse more information about the contents of …

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