Early Bird Crunch (Breakfast superfood)
Heart HealthyWeight Management

Early Bird Crunch (Breakfast superfood)

This is a heart-healthy recipe that will provide you with sustainable energy to fuel your morning.  For a post-workout snack, have an egg white omelet (3 eggs=54cal, 12g protein) alongside. *For those taking the blood thinner medication Coumadin, may substitute other leafy greens lower in vitamin K, i.e. raw green leaf lettuce, raw endive)

Yield: 2 servings; Serving size: 1 small bowl

Preparation

  • Mix almonds, cashews, granola together in bowl-set aside.
  • Add kale to dry mixture, followed by bananas (sliced banana will serve as binding agent) and toss together.
  • Finally, add grapes over the top.

Ingredients

  • Whole raw almonds, 1 oz
  • Whole raw cashews, 1 oz
    • May substitute other heart healthy nut such as pecan or pistachio
  • Homemade granola, with cinnamon backdrop, 2 oz
  • Kale, 1 cup raw, chopped
  • Banana, 1 medium, 7"to 8", sliced
  • Whole red seedless grapes, 1 cup

Nutritional Data Per Serving

  • Calories: 324
  • Fat: 17g
  • Carbohydrates: 37g
  • Sodium: 21mg
  • Protein: 10g
  • Sugar: 10g
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