The POMEGRANATE holds a dear place in my heart. In Judiasm, this seedy red fruit symbolizes fruitfulness and fertility. It is a symbol and a fruit that was very prominent in our trip to Israel. We came across many vendors selling cupfuls of fresh pom juice and enjoyed it throughout the trip. I even purchased a small piece of art that’s shaped like a pomegranate!
When we arrived home from Israel, I was determined to find one of these contraptions we saw in Israel that allowed the vendors to make the pom juice so quick. I didn’t have such luck and could only find industrial juicers that were way too expensive. About a year later, our friend Donny remembered my quest and bought us one as our housewarming gift. It’s awesome! We use it to juice both poms and oranges… very cool!
Anyway, the pomegranate shows up in a few recipes during the Bon Appetit Cleanse, which I just love. This breakfast recipe is something I had never tried before and it was a huge success. I’ve made the multigrain hot cereal before with bananas, but the pomegranates offer that crunch and a bit of sour flavor to make it interesting.
Multigrain Hot Cereal w/ Pomegranate & Crunch
Prepare multigrain cereal according to package directions (boil in a pot with water, stirring occasionally). Top with pomegranate seeds and Spiced Pepita and Cashew Crunch; drizzle with nut or soy milk.
Recipe from: Bon Appetit
I was super psyched to share a new brekfast recipe with you. I normally have plain Kashi cereal, greek yogurt, or some egg whites for breakfast… not really anything to write home about! That’s what is so great about the cleanse… it forced me to try new recipes for EVERY meal, not just dinner!
The Pepita Crunch in this recipe I absolutely love. I have used it on so many recipes so far. I even wrote about it on the blog already! Make sure you have this made in advance so breakfast is easy in the morning.
What’s your favorite healthy breakfast? Try these!