Category Archives: Breakfast Foods

Vegan Waffles

This recipe is based on a version by Rip Esselstyn, a former firefighter and triathlete. He’s a health activist and food writer and the author of The Engine 2 Diet, “Plant-Strong” and “The Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet”.


Vegan Waffles
6 waffles

2½ cups old-fashioned oats
¼ cup flaxseed meal
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
Zest of 1 lemon

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Banana Bread

Although I’ve listed the chocolate chips as an optional ingredient, I personally consider it a core ingredient in banana bread. Those little melty chocolate spots within the sweet banana bread add even more joy to tastebuds!

Banana Bread
Makes one loaf

1 cup whole wheat pastry flour*
3/4 cup oat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
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Swedish Tea Ring

This has been a Christmas morning tradition in my family for over sixty years and counting, which I’ve tweaked into a vegan version. We make up the dough on Christmas Eve, refrigerate it overnight, and bake it on Christmas morning. Allow about five hours for construction and risings. It is, obviously, nowhere near low-fat. Ah well, it’s only once a … Read more

Chia-Nut Breakfast Cereal

Longing for some hot cereal in the morning but eating grain-free? I tweaked a recipe by DJ Foodie, to be dairy-free and a bit more sweet, and this turned out great for cold weather mornings—grain-free, dairy-free, low-carb…and a delicious and warming start to your day!

Chia-Nut Breakfast Cereal
Yield: 1 serving

1/2 cup SO Coconut Milk, unsweetened 
2 tablespoons … Read more