Kind Healthy Grains Maple Walnut Clusters
Sweetened with maple syrup, these bite-size bunches are perfect for eating by the handful as an afternoon snack and are full of healthy extras like chia seeds, millet, and buckwheat. ($6; Whole Foods Market)
2 cups rolled oats, 2 Tbsp. canola oil, ¼ cup maple syrup, 1 tsp. molasses, ¼ cup uncooked millet (or quinoa or buckwheat groats), 3 Tbsp. chopped walnuts, 2 Tbsp. chia seeds (optional), and ½ tsp. salt.
Love Grown Cocoa Goodness
A dusting of cocoa powder baked right into the oats yields deep, dark chocolate flavor in every spoonful. ($5; supermarkets)
2 cups rolled oats, 2 Tbsp. canola oil, ¼ cup agave nectar, 2 Tbsp. cocoa powder, and ½ tsp. salt. After it cools, stir in 2 Tbsp. dark chocolate chips.
Purely Elizabeth Ancient Grain Original
Coconut oil and coconut palm sugar give nutritious grains like quinoa and amaranth a tropical, caramel-like sweetness. ($8;
2 cups rolled oats, 2 Tbsp. coconut oil, ¼ cup honey, 2 Tbsp. brown sugar, 2 Tbsp. uncooked quinoa, 2 Tbsp. chia seeds, 2 tsp. cinnamon, and ½ tsp. salt.
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