New Life Hiking Spa

Breakfast Recipes

Hemp protein breakfast smoothie
3 T. Nutiva Hemp protein powder
8 oz. soy milk or lowfat milk
1 banana
¾ cup frozen berries
½ t. vanilla optional
1 t. honey
Blend milk honey and powder first then add fruit and blend until smooth.

Buckwheat Blintz
1 Cup buckwheat flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
2 cups milk
1 ½ cup water
6 eggs
4 T. veg. oil

Filling
2 cups cream cheese
1 cup cottage cheese
4 T. maple syrup

Blender Breakfast Drink
¼ cup yogurt
1 cup apple juice or milk
1 banana
2 tsp. wheat germ
1 tsp. molasses or honey (or to taste)
6 almonds
1 tsp. yeast powder (optional)
2 tsp. protein powder (optional)
Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Serves 1.
• Instead of banana, use 8 strawberries or ¼ cantaloupe or honeydew melon, or 1 apple or 1 peach or 1 nectarine
• This is a good quick breakfast, easy to make, very filling, low in fat – really gets you started on the day.

Honey Banana Bread
2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 cup sucanat or brown sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg and salt (optional)
1 tsp. vanilla
3 mashed ripe bananas
2 eggs
3 tbs. yogurt, plain or vanilla
Mix first 6 ingredients (the “dry” ones). Add the last 4 ingredients (the “wet” ones). Coat an 9×5″ loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray. Spread batter into pan and bake at 350 F for 45-50 minutes, or just until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Remove from oven, let sit for 10 minutes. Invert onto a rack or serving board, cool and slice.
• Walnuts, raisins, craisins, all make wonderful additions to this recipe. Add about 1/3 cup of your choice.

Mushroom Omelette
3 eggs
2 cups fresh mushrooms, sliced
Oil from spritzer bottle
¼ tsp. tamari
Beat eggs until mixed well. Heat oil and sauté mushrooms, add tamari. In separate omelette pan, heat more oil, add eggs, and cook until bottoms of the eggs are solid. Add mushrooms. Fold eggs over mushrooms. Cook additional 1-2 minutes.

Oatmeal Pancakes
½ cup whole wheat flour
1 ½ cups rolled oats
1 ½ cups milk
1 egg
2 tsp. molasses
3 tsp. baking powder
Mix flour, oats, baking powder in one bowl, and milk, egg whites, molasses in another. Pour the wet ingredients over the dry, stir until blended. Spray oil on a skillet or griddle, heat until quite hot. Ladle batter onto griddle, cook pancakes on both sides until done. Top with pure maple syrup.

Cinnamon Raisin French Toast
8 slices Cinnamon Raisin Bread
4 eggs
1/3 cup milk
½ nutmeg (optional)
1/8 tsp. allspice (optional)
Beat eggs with milk and spices until mixed. Dip bread in egg mixture to coat both sides, then cook on hot oiled skillet or griddle for 3 minutes on each side or to taste. Top with pure maple syrup.

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