Archive for the ‘Breakfast’ Category

The Most Delicious Banana Muffins (and they are vegan AND gluten free!)

July 27th, 2018


My family loves bananas. The kids love them cut up in their cereal, whipped up into a smoothie, mixed into pancakes and frozen as a treat. One of their favorite ways to eat them is baked into delicious muffins! This is one of my favorite banana muffin recipes. It is so simple, uses a ton
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Carrot Breakfast Smoothie

March 14th, 2015


Looking for a delicious breakfast on the go that includes protein, fruit AND a vegetable?? This is the recipe for you. Just 4 simple ingredients and you can create a satisfying breakfast smoothie that’s sure to please the entire family. Add a chopped carrot, 2 peeled clementine, 6 ounces of plain Greek yogurt (or try
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Homemade Almond Milk

May 16th, 2014


Recently my 5-year old discovered that chicken actually came from a…CHICKEN!  He no now longer consumes chicken, meat, yogurt or milk (he’s even switched over to coconut milk ice-cream, although he has been know to consume some soft serve when we’re out!).  He loves oatmeal for breakfast and was starting to miss the addition of
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Sweet Green Smoothie

March 16th, 2014


This smoothie is the BEST post workout meal. It’s a delicious combination of carbohydrates and protein…great for re-fueling tired muscles. It tastes delicious…a perfect balance of sweet and earthy (and can be made a bit sweeter by using Siggi’s Mango/pineapple yogurt). It travels well…I like to pour it into a mason jar, add a few
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Banana Oat Muffins

March 16th, 2014

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Muffins are a great on the go breakfast…especially when we are running late for school (which I must confess is most mornings!).  These little muffins pack a nutritional punch and a lot of delicious flavor into one small package.  They are naturally gluten free and could be made egg free too (just substitute 1 tablespoon
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Spiced Pumpkin Squares

January 29th, 2014


I love pumpkin.  It’s delicious in soup, over pasta (this is a must try) and in these simple squares!  I used whole wheat pastry flour and a mix of nuts and seeds to up their nutritional value. The added cinnamon let me cut back on the sugar without sacrificing flavor. And decided to use a
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Breakfast Quinoa

February 28th, 2013


Everyone knows that my favorite breakfast is oatmeal, but even I need a change every so often! Once day I had some leftover quinoa in the refrigerator and threw this together….I may have found a new breakfast love. The perfect combination of warm, crunchy and a little bit sweet. Delish!! Breakfast Quinoa 1 Cup cooked
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Honey Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins

December 6th, 2012


I recently received a cheese pumpkin in my Alan’s Orchard Fresh Box.  Cheese pumpkins do not look like your typical Halloween pumpkin.  It actually looks more like the pumpkin that turned into Cinderella’s carriage! and it is lighter in color…although only on the outside.  The inside of a cheese pumpkin is a beautiful bright orange
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October 29th, 2012


Oatmeal is one of my favorite breakfast foods.  Not only is it delicious, is is also easy to make, very versatile and packed with health benefits.  Oatmeal helps to lower cholesterol, decreases risk of diabetes, boosts your immune system and keeps your blood sugar stable.  My family and I eat oatmeal almost every morning.  Here
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