Recipe: Morning Grain Bowl

Here’s a delicious way to start the day! Morning Grain Bowls from the How Not to Die Cookbook.

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This morning grain bowl is a great alternative to sugary cereals, which I have videos coming out on soon, and can really be made with any whole grain you have on hand – quinoa, oats, millet, barley, the list goes on. Here is the full written recipe:

Why is it such a great idea to start your day off with this? If you eat enough you may be able to check off whole grains, beans, berries, other fruit, flaxseed, and turmeric in one meal! You’re well on your way to completing the Daily Dozen Challenge ( all before noon!

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