Foodie Friday

Healthy Recipe of the Week

Sweet Breakfast Couscous 

Simple and quick to prep with a touch of sweetness!

Try mixing it up with quinoa, barley, or brown rice!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Fresh Raspberries
  • 1/2 cup Raisins
  • 1/2 cup Coconut (unsweetened, shredded)
  • 1/2 cup Raw Pumpkin Seeds (unsalted)
  • 1/4 cup (72 milliliters) Maple Syrup
  • 4 1/2 cups Couscous (cooked)

Directions

Add raspberries, raisins, shredded coconut, pumpkin seeds, and maple syrup to warm, cooked couscous. Mix well and serve.

Yields: 8 servings

Nutrition Information

Per serving (1 cup or 144 grams). 220 Calories. 6g Total Fat. 2g Saturated Fat. 0mg Cholesterol. 8mg Sodium. 37g Carbohydrates. 4g Fiber. 12g Sugar. 7g Protein. 258mg Potassium. 147mg Phosphorus. 

 

 

 

 

Reference

Krinsky, B. (2021, December 16). Sweet breakfast couscous. Food & Nutrition. https://foodandnutrition.org/from-the-magazine/sweet-breakfast-couscous/

About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering people of all ages (young "kiddos" to the active aging "baby boomers") about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, group exercise instructor, and rehabilitation aide—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, and corporate wellness program facilitation.
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