If you’ve wanted to eat cereal since you were a child, you understand the satisfaction that comes with every spoonful of grain-milk cluster restoration. Unfortunately, many adults must eliminate dairy from their diet, seemingly ending their relationship with cereal. According to Dr. Barry Starr of Stanford University, approximately 75 percent of adults have some degree of milk intolerance. Sipping cold milk may go away, but don’t let dairy restrictions take away your favorite morning snacks.
Cereals with milk are one of the archetypal breakfasts since Americans started eating them about a century ago. After all, that breakfast provides all the nutrients and micronutrients our bodies need to function properly from the very beginning. A combination, that of cereals with milk, perfect to cover all the needs of the body. However, cereal with milk is not the only alternative when it comes to eating breakfast cereals.
There are many types of cereals, whole grain cereals, especially like bran, rice, corn and cereals, almonds work just as well as hot cereals as do cold cereals. Cook whole grain cereals with two to three times the amount of boiling water until the grains become soft and the cereal has a creamy texture. Add your favorite nuts and berries to the mix, flavor your life with cinnamon or nutmeg, and sweeten the cereal with honey, brown sugar, or maple syrup.
Nuts and Trailers Mix
Rotate favorite cereals into dry snacks when using them in homemade trail mixes Making sweet trail mixes by mixing cereal with nuts, dried fruit pieces such as raisins, pineapple pieces, shredded coconut, and banana chips, and sweet snacks such as chocolates or candy. Toast or cook the mixture with ingredients such as sugar, honey, vegetable oil, pudding mix, peanut butter, and cinnamon. For spicy trail mixes, add seeds, nuts, crackers, or dried vegetable pieces and flavor with seasonings such as salt, pepper, taco seasoning, dried herbs, or jalapeño juice. Spread cooked trail mixes on wax paper that dries and bag in plastic snack bags for the morning, afternoon, or evening snack.
Berries and Juice
Add moisture and fruity flavor to a plate of dry cereal with fresh berries. Combine cereals with up to the same measurement of ripe, juicy berries such as blueberries, raspberries, blackberries or blackberries. Crush the grains and cereal, along with the back of a spoon to release the juice from the berries and moisten the cereal for a healthy breakfast that has the same pleasant blend of smooth, crunchy cereal textures in the milk it makes. For a little extra moisture, add a splash of orange or apple juice.
Create more convenient snacks out of favorite cereals by using them in homemade cereal bars. Choose from a wide variety of ingredients to combine with cereals, such as nuts, seeds, grains, dried fruits, and marshmallows. Enhance the flavors of nuts, seeds, and grains by toasting them with salt in a hot pan. Mix all ingredients with a heated combination of vegetable or coconut oil, honey, apple sauce, vanilla, and any desired ingredients or seasonings and spread the mixture in a separate pan using a spatula. Place the tray in the refrigerator until the mixture becomes firm and hard, it will be cut from small and rectangular bars.