Cereal is any grain-based mixture that makes a protein-filled snack or breakfast.
Think toffee-covered apples are too much trouble? Think again. If you can read a candy thermometer (found in kitchen supply stores), you can make perfect toffee. Brown rice cereal adds crunch to these treats, but you could also roll them in chopped nuts or granola. ...read more
Cornmeal and rice cereal replace breadcrumbs as a crispy coating for these dip-friendly tofu fingers (see dip recipes, right). The leftover coating that gets toasted alongside the tofu sticks tastes great sprinkled on salad greens as an alternative to croutons. ...read more
The secret to this creamy-crunchy hot cereal? Using coconut milk as part of the cooking liquid and sprinkling toasted coconut shavings atop the porridge. To save time, toast coconut in 1-cup batches and store extra in an airtight container until ready to use. ...read more
Studded with dried fruit, nuts and crisp cereal, these orange-scented chocolate clusters make exceptionally easy, irresistible gifts. Melting the chocolate in stages may seem a little picky, but it’s actually a short-cut method for “tempering” chocolate. (Tempering stabilizes the ...read more
Start the day with a healthy breakfast bar. These are full of fiber, vitamins and minerals plus omega-3 essential fatty acids from the walnuts and flaxseeds. If you can't find ground flaxseeds, grind your own in a food processor, blender or spice grinder so their nutrients are ...read more