Sound Bite 3: Food Tech, Chopsticks, Veggie Boiling, and More!

Sound Bite for the Week of April 9th, 2018

Quote to Ponder:

- “A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.” - Henry David Thoreau

Main Topic of the Week: 

- Blood Testing and Food Tech, their roles in the future of food as fuel.

Actionable Tip of The Week: 

- Eat with chopsticks!

Crazy-Awesome Health Nugget of the Week:

 - STOP BOILING YOUR VEGGIES!

Listener emails or questions of the week.

- Shout out Vien and Sara. Thank you for such thoughtful emails/messages.

Bowl of the Week:

Chai Spiced Porridge

Porridge

- 1 cup oat bran (or grain of choice)

- 1 cup water (adjust water amount to the specific grain you use)

- 1 cup plant based milk

- pinch of fine sea salt

- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

- 1/8 teaspoon cardamom

- 1/8 teaspoon ginger

- 2 Tablespoons almond butter

- 1 Teaspoon pure vanilla extract

- 1-2 Tablespoons pure maple syrup

Toppings

- 1/2 cup chai spiced pecans

- 1 cup pomegranate seeds

- 1 ripe banana, chopped

- 2 Tablespoons hemp seeds

- milk for topping (plant or dairy works fine)

Prep

- Bring the water and salt to a boil in a saucepan. Add the oat bran, cover and simmer on low until cooked. About 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the spices, almond butter, vanilla and maple syrup.

- Divide the porridge between bowls and top with pecans, pomegranate seeds, banana, hemp seeds and a drizzle of milk. Enjoy warm or at room temperature.