Showing posts from February, 2016

Almond Milk Millet with Strawberry

Continuing with the breakfast theme for this month, exploring different types of breakfast aside from plain old oatmeal. With the cold season hot grainy breakfast is the perfect morning meal.  So this week I am experimenting with millet seeds. This grainy seeds is more than just an interesting alternative to the more common grains, or bird food. Millet is a delicious grain that can accompany many types of food and bean excellent source for breakfast. On its own, millet is a little mundane and it's a little nutty, but easily takes on the flavor of whatever you decided to top it with. The topping can make a significant difference. The topping is full of sweetness to enhance the millet and you’re left with a sweet and hearty breakfast

Ingredients:  ½ cup dry millet1 cup of chia seeds½ cupof light brown sugar2 tablespoon of cinnamon½ tablespoon of lemon juice½ tablespoon of fresh lemon zest½ cup of almond or soymilk1 tablespoon of honey, and additional for serving1-2 strawberry – chopp…

Morning Routine

I believe that every morning has so much potential; early morning is a powerful and sacred time for personal ritual and practice that can carry you through your whole day. But also, a good nigh sleep makes for the best mornings; when I am well rested I feel that I am more in tuned with the start of the day, more grounded and connected.  Establishing a morning ritual, or routine can make each morning less unpleasant and more exciting, over time and slowly these practices can become ingrain. Every morning I like to dedicate at least 6 10 minutes to yoga, depending on the day I am leaving the house be it at 5:30 am or 7am, I modify the sequence to accommodate for the day. On days where my morning starts at 4:50 am I dedicate at least 5-6 minutes of morning to a Surya Namaskara A and B, or a simple flow that integrates it simple sun salutation. Whereas, on days where I have leave late in the morning I dedicate at least 20 to 30 of my morning to simple flow.  So here is my go to routine that…

Vegan French Toast

I’ve recently had a conversation with a friend, which then turned into a conversation about breakfast, I don't know how, but  reflecting on the conversation later I realize how dull my daily breakfast is. When I find something I like I tend to stick with it, hence my breakfasts have been very simple and I’ve been having the same things for the last years without ever changing it. The usual breakfasts are, yogurt with different topping such as, granola, fruits, and chia seeds sided with a green smoothie, and tea or lemon or water. My other go to breakfast is simple oatmeal; I can eat oatmeal for the rest of my life and be completely content. But then again I am creature of habit, I have strict routine that I follow and have difficulty with challenging them. Following my conversation with my friend I thought perhaps I should change things up a little and try something new. So today I’ve decided to make my favourite breakfast, which I haven’t had in years now, French toast. As I am t…