Recipe Roundup: Breakfast Grains

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Recipe Roundup: Breakfast Grains

Start the day with healthy whole grains! They’re full of fiber and incredibly satisfying, so you’ll have all the energy you need to make through a busy morning. Here are some of our favorite ways to prepare them, from homemade granola and muesli to creative spins on oatmeal and pancakes.

 

Maple-Almond Granola with Seasonal FruitMaple-Almond Granola with Seasonal Fruit
This crunchy granola, lightly sweetened with honey and flavorful grade-B maple syrup, is very versatile: you can stir in almost any type of fresh or dried fruit. Sprinkle over yogurt or serve in a bowl with milk.
Steel-Cut Oats with Honeyed Pears and Glazed PecansSteel-Cut Oats with Honeyed Pears and Glazed Pecans
Steel-cut oats result in a textured oatmeal, with a deliciously chewy yet tender bite. They do require longer simmering than regular oatmeal, but it’s worth the effort. Top with crunchy sugared pecans and cinnamon-coated pears, and you’ll be in oatmeal heaven.
Dried-Fruit Granola Bars with Peanut Butter DrizzleDried-Fruit Granola Bars with Peanut Butter Drizzle
Make a batch of granola bars in advance for grab-and-go weekday breakfasts and snacks on the run. They’re chock-full of wholesome ingredients and topped with a peanut butter drizzle.
Buckwheat-Blueberry PancakesBuckwheat-Blueberry Pancakes
Here, buckwheat flour lends flavor and whole-grain goodness to a classic pancake recipe, while tart-sweet blueberries give the tender pancakes bursts of fruit flavor.
Muesli with Almonds, Coconut and Dried FruitMuesli with Almonds, Coconut and Dried Fruit
This mixture of rolled oats, dried fruit and nuts gets even more whole-grain heft from puffed brown rice and bran flakes.
Baked OatmealBaked Oatmeal
This no-fuss baked oatmeal comes together quickly and allows for endless variations to make it your own.; try substituting different berries or nuts. Leftovers reheat nicely the next day.
Whole-Wheat Farina with Berry SwirlWhole-Wheat Farina with Berry Swirl
A bright berry sauce swirled into creamy whole-wheat cereal is a sublime alternative to oatmeal. Serve this comforting dish with a splash of milk and a sprinkle of turbinado sugar, if you like.
Millet MuffinsMillet Muffins
These whole wheat and millet muffins have a light, airy texture and bright, fresh flavor, thanks to the addition of lemon zest and juice.

 

Featured Recipe: Homemade Granola with Blueberries & Yogurt

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