Archive for June 25th, 2012

Refreshing Summer Breakfast

Looking for a refreshing nutritious summer breakfast? Take advantage of fresh summer fruits. Build a tasty meal you can grab to make you feel confident of acquiring needed nutrients and energy for the morning. An easy make-ahead treat is Fruity Oatmeal Delight. Try it to start your day with wow.

Fruity Oatmeal Delight

1          cup instant oatmeal

2          cups low-calorie strawberry yogurt

1          cup crushed pineapple with juice

2          tablespoons slivered almonds

1-2       cups fresh strawberries

Combine oatmeal, yogurt, pineapple, and almonds. Spoon into parfait or sherbet dishes, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate. When ready to serve, top with sliced fresh strawberries.

Use your imagination to create other delightful nutritious concoctions. Try tasty combinations such as vanilla or blueberry yogurt topped with fresh blueberries. Or strawberry-banana yogurt piled high with sliced bananas. How about peach yogurt with fresh peaches? The possibilities are endless but the results the same. You have a quick, easy, tasty breakfast loaded with vitamins, minerals, and protein to start your day. Yum!

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