From Dr. OZ - Wheat Germ Recipes

Created: 04/22/2013 4:47 PM

Many superfoods are hard to incorporate into your diet, which is why Dr. Oz is a big fan of wheat germ! It’s a powerhouse antioxidant with lots of fiber that can be mixed into almost any meal. Eating wheat germ can also increase your sense of being full, stabilize blood sugar, and decrease cravings. Add this cheap and easy superfood to your meal plan.

Here are four tasty ways to easily add wheat germ to your diet.

Wheat Germ Smoothie

  • 6 oz Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 cup almonds
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 4 strawberries
  • 1/4 banana
  • 1 tbsp wheat germ
  • A few ice cubes

Add Greek yogurt, almonds, almond milk and ice to blender and blend to desired consistency.
Add berries, banana and wheat germ and re-blend until smoothie is completely mixed.

Wheat Germ Salad Dressing

  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp tarragon
  • 5 tbsp wheat germ oil
  • 1 tbsp wheat germ
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Pour cider vinegar and wheat germ oil into bowl and stir. Add mustard, tarragon, wheat germ and honey to bowl and mix ingredients together.
Add salt and pepper for flavor and dress salad.

Wheat Germ Popcorn

  • 1 serving popcorn
  • 2 tbsp wheat germ

Sprinkle wheat germ onto bowl of popcorn. Gently toss popcorn to mix.

Wheat Germ Salmon

  • 2 (6 oz) skinless salmon fillets
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 3 tbsp wheat germ
  • 1 1/2 tsp mustard powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Make marinade using mustard powder, olive oil, cayenne pepper and mustard powder.
Coat salmon fillets with marinade, and then dip salmon into wheat germ. Cook salmon in skillet, and enjoy!