Dr. Gina Marie Cooks for Life

Recipes - Breakfasts

Easy Plant-Based Recipes

 
 
Blueberries are a delicious source of anthocyanins. These purple-blue plant pigments are powerful antioxidants which support blood vessels and brain function.

Blueberries are a delicious source of anthocyanins. These purple-blue plant pigments are powerful antioxidants which support blood vessels and brain function.

Power Prep Bowls

6 servings (3 days of breakfasts for 2)

6 3-cup glass containers

Per container:

3/4 cup Oatmeal-Quinoa hot cereal (8 cups water to 4 cups dry cereal)

1/2 cup blueberries

1 Tablespoon Flaxseed Meal

1 Tablespoon Unsweetened Coconut

1 Tablespoon Pumpkin Seeds

1 Tablespoon Chia Seeds

1 Tablespoon Chopped Walnuts

1 Tablespoon Hemp Seeds

 
Jujubeet  Sweet Greens Smoothie is my favorite post work-out treat!

Jujubeet Sweet Greens Smoothie is my favorite post work-out treat!

Super Green SMoothie

A twist on my favorite Jujubeet smoothie.

2 cups Almond Milk

1 cup Spinach

2 Dates

1/4 cup Mango or Strawberries

1/2 cup Blueberries

1/2 Banana or 1/6 Avocado

1 Scoop Protein Powder (I use hemp or rice/pea)

1 cup Ice

Mix until smooth in power blender (Vitamix is super!)

 
My favorite local neighborhood spot for enlightened avocado toast is  Bellden Cafe . Such a wonderful community focus here!

My favorite local neighborhood spot for enlightened avocado toast is Bellden Cafe. Such a wonderful community focus here!

Avocado Tartines

My go-to snack or quick meal.

1 piece Gluten-Free Toast (Sweet Potato or Trader Joe’s GF Norwegian Crispbread)

1 Teaspoon Miyokos Cultured Vegan Butter or Miyokos Vegan Cream Cheese (optional)

1/4 Avocado, sliced

Sprinkle of Gomasio (sesame/seaweed blend) or Trader Joe’s Everything But The Bagel seasoning

Get fancy: add tomato slices, edible flowers, fresh herbs, kraut, red chili flakes, sriracha, shaved cucumber, smoked salmon…