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Millet blueberry apple breakfast

Millet Blueberry & Apple Breakfast Bowl

 

Have you ever heard of this great superfood called millet?! This little seed is more than just for birds.

 

Benefits of millet include:

*Magnesium, may help reduce the affects of migraines and heart attacks.
*Niacin (vitamin B3) may help lower cholesterol.
*Phosphorus may help with fat metabolism, body tissue repair and creating energy
*May help lower risk of type 2 diabetes.
*Fiber from whole grains has been shown to protect against breast cancer.
*Whole grains have been shown to protect against childhood asthma.

 

Enjoy this seed as part of your breakfast instead of oats!

 

Recipe

 

Serves 1

 

Ingredients
1 cup cooked millet
1/2 apple, diced
1/2 cup blueberries
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds
1 tablespoon sweetener (maple syrup, yacon syrup, coconut sugar, coconut nectar)

 
 

Method
1. Cook millet according to package (same way as rice or you can add more water for more of a porridge texture).
2. Mix all ingredients together and serve.

Renee was raised in small town Kaslo in the West Kootenays. After graduating, she pursued a health and lifestyle path by enrolling in the Human Kinetics program at the University of British Columbia Okanagan in Kelowna. While attending university, she found her passion not only to be fitness, but also nutrition. In 2012, Renee attended the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition in Nanaimo, where she specialized in holistic nutrition. She then returned to the Okanagan where she now resides. Renée’s strong belief in healthy practices such as fitness, nutrition, and emotional well-being fit well with the principles of holistic nutrition.

Renee’s method is to ditch the diet and switch to a lifestyle where incorporating nourishing food everyday will have you feeling empowered and revitalized. Her plan will have you forgetting about trendy diets that leave you feeling hungry, irritable, and tired, and instead incorporating natural, alive, and good quality whole foods. Visit her website for more information: www.veritynutrition.com