Food – “Eat a fruit”, a phrase you may have heard from your parents when you woke up. And they are right. Eating fruit in the morning provides energy and fiber throughout the day.
Michelle Symes, former health magazine animator, is back with a collection of books In the Kitchen with Dr. Goode, Published by Edition Solar on March 18, 2021, to discover or rediscover different ways of cooking. In collaboration with Carol Garnier and other chefs, she shares with us 3 healthy breakfast fruit snacks..
In Porridge, Cake and Blinis mode, discover the different shapes that fruit can take for breakfast.
Mini Apple Blinis
Recipe for solar version / Photography by Véronique Ligeois
For 1 person (3 to 4 mini blinis)
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 4 to 6 minutes (per blini)
1 egg | 20 grams of buckwheat flour 50 g Myzena® | 2 tbsp. Semi-skimmed milk ¼ tsp. Coffee Baking Powder | ½ apple | Oil for cooking salt
✖ In a bowl, beat the eggs, baking powder, mizena, milk, baking powder and 1 pinch of salt.
✖ Peel the apple, grate it, add it to the flour and mix.
✖ Lightly oil a small blini pan with an oiled paper towel.
✖ Heat the pan, then pour 1 small batter. Cook on low heat for 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Do this until the dough is used up.
Are these mini blinis a good idea? Addition of grated apples that naturally reduces calories while giving them softness. Gluten-free thanks to buckwheat flour and Maïzena®, they are also very digestible. Serve with a little honey or applesauce.
Orange Gingerbread Rolls
Recipe: Véronique Ligeois/Photography: Valerie Guedes for Solar Edition
For 6 gingerbread cookies
Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
1 organic orange | 100 grams of wheat flour 50 grams of rye flour 60 grams of honey
1 packet of baking powder 3 eggs 3 small Swiss cheeses (180 g) 0% fat
1 tbsp. teaspoon spice for gingerbread 1 pinch of salt
✖ Preheat the oven to 180°C (th. 6). Wash the orange, grate a little zest to obtain 1 tsp. Squeeze half an orange.
✖ Mix wheat and rye flour, honey, baking powder, spices and salt in a bowl. Add eggs, orange juice, zest and petit-swiss. Blend to get a smooth paste.
✖ Pour into small silicone molds (for muffins or mini cakes). Bake in the oven for 15 minutes. Enjoy warm or cold.
Here’s a lighter version of traditional gingerbread, thanks to the little Swiss added to the dough. Serve these energy rolls topped with almond puree or a little butter and applesauce: perfect for a winter snack.
Porridge with oatmeal, vanilla, banana and walnuts
Recipe: Alice Greetham Photography: Blaise Gargedenek/Joe Armbrust for Solar Edition
For 2 people
Preparation: 2 minutes
Cooking: 4 to 5 minutes
100 grams of rolled oats 40 cl oat milk
1 vanilla pod 2 tbsp. Tablespoon of agave or maple syrup
1 tbsp. Hazelnut puree 1 tbsp. teaspoon grated coconut
For the topping : 1 Banana | 50 grams of blueberries 1 handful of crushed walnuts or pecans
✖ Place rolled oats and milk in a saucepan.
✖ Split the vanilla pod with a knife, separate the halves, then scrape the inside with the blade of the knife to remove the seeds. Add the split pods and seeds to the pan.
✖ Heat on low/medium heat for 4-5 minutes. Remove the vanilla pod.
✖ Off heat, add syrup, hazelnut puree and grated coconut.
✖ Divide the mixture between 2 bowls. Garnish with banana slices, blueberries and crushed walnuts.
Thanks to oat flakes rich in fiber (and especially in beta-glucan fiber, famous for their cholesterol-lowering activity) and protein, porridge is perfect for avoiding morning cramps. Don’t hesitate to change the milk: almond milk will give it a delicious nutty flavor, rice milk a sweet flavor…
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