How-To Video: Cranberry Banana Oatmeal

Today’s post is a simple one. During the holidays, we stock up on all kinds of “essentials.” Cranberries — both fresh and dried — seem to always be around. Why not use them in a healthy breakfast recipe, too?

Do you have any breakfast standards for cold weather? Share with us in the comments section!

 

 

Simple Yogurt Toppings

In honor of #FlashbackFriday, we decided post more delicious breakfast ideas like we did here and here.

Buzzfeed.com created a list of easy-to-make toppings to dress up plain yogurt.  The whole article is here, but we wanted to share two of our favorites.

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Image Source: Izy Hossack

Blueberry Lemon Topping

You will need:
Blueberries
Lemons
Granulated Sugar

What to do:
In a bowl, smash together half of the blueberries you want to use along with fresh lemon juice and a sprinkle of granulated sugar (to taste).
Swirl gently into plain yogurt.
Top with whole blueberries and lemon zest.

Image Source: Izy Hossack

Image Source: Izy Hossack

Banana, Cinnamon and Peanuts Topping

You will need:
One banana
Ground cinnamon
Peanuts

What to do:
Mash banana together with as much cinnamon as you’d like.  Use a fork and mash until smooth.
Swirl gently into plain yogurt.
Top with chopped peanuts.

Do you have any favorite yogurt add-ins?  Leave us a comment!

By Adrianna, LivingFirst Contributor