I am trying to move away from boxed cereals for breakfast in the morning. I'd rather eat something that I know I've made with fresh ingredients. I started doing this a month or so ago, then lapsed into old habits... but today, I got back on track. This concoction is sweet potato with butter, two eggs, vanilla, cinnamon and cranberries with a crumble topping made with flour, brown sugar, walnuts and almonds. Now all I have to do is store it in the fridge (this should last me a week) and in the morning I'll scoop a few spoonfuls and top it with homemade yogurt (a friend makes her own yogurt so it's not full of the junk store-bought yogurt contains). So I'm back to eating a wholesome breakfast full of good, healthy, nutritious ingredients.
Our elderberries are ripe, ready for picking, and Kevin is doing more research on how we can use them. They, too, are incredibly healthy (as long as we don't eat them raw... they contain a chemical similar to cyanide and must be cooked before ingesting... we learned that last year). I'm looking into making kambucha tea with ginger and elderberry. I'll keep you posted on how it turns out!
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