Category: Breakfast

Overnight High Protein Oatmeal

  I feel like the only meals I make now that I have a baby are the ones I can make in bulk or in advance (both if I'm lucky). Overnight oats are a super easy breakfast for anyone who loves ...

Weekly Smoothie Prep with Recipes!

  I think it's appropriate that my first blog post back after having a baby be about preparing a healthy meal like breakfast quickly--like as fast as possible before the tiny human starts crying again. I used to think that the ...

Protein bar deconstructed: roasted soybeans, nuts, and dark chocolate

  Does anyone else feel like summer flew by? My blogging has definitely been inconsistent recently, but it's been a busy few months! I started a new job teaching counseling lab for nutrition students, and I trained for and completed my first ...

Egg & Pepper Stuffed Pitas

  I've hit a gardening milestone! These #HealthyInUnder30 egg and pepper stuffed pitas are the first meal I've made where ALL the vegetables came from my garden. I thought the fresh veggies tasted extra flavorful, but it is possible my brain was ...

Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls: No Refined Sugar & Vegan Friendly!

  I love cinnamon rolls. I really really love them, but who doesn't? Cinnamon rolls are fluffy, buttery, crazy sweet, and super decadent. Let's not forget how amazing they smell coming out of the oven. My husband's work makes the most ...

Ricotta & Spinach Egg Muffins with a Quinoa Crust

Easy breakfast alert!   What qualifies as a hassle-free breakfast? To me, it's one where no greater than five minutes are spent prepping, cooking, and eating in the morning. These ricotta and spinach egg muffins meet that criteria, and they do it ...

Sweet Potato & Orange Muffins: Oil-Free and No Refined Sugar!

    I believe in the power of a great breakfast, so much so that I have two every morning. That's right--two breakfasts! I always run or do weight training in the morning, but working out starving or overly full make for ...

Breakfast Quinoa: Berry & Walnut

  I'm the type of person that wakes up hungry every single day, so there's no way I could function skipping breakfast.  My extreme morning hunger always has me in search of a good hearty breakfast that will keep me full ...

Carrot Cake Cookies

  I bet the Easter bunny gets pretty bored eating bland carrots all the time; if I was the Easter bunny I would prefer my carrots in cookie form--I'm sure you feel the same.   As far as cookies go, these soft carrot ...

Healthy Banana Pancakes: Only Two Ingredients!

Healthy pancakes made from only two ingredients: 1 banana and 2 eggs--yes please.   When I heard about these magical two-ingredient pancakes, I had to make them immediately. I was skeptical about how pancake-like they would turn out, but to my surprise, ...

Let Them Eat Cake…For Breakfast?

Okay, so I'm not really giving everyone permission to eat cake for breakfast (peaked your interest though, right?), but I am going to explain why breakfast needs to be the biggest meal of the day--and why your breakfast should include ...