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Breakfast

Pecan Spiced Granola Meal Prep

One of my favorite recipes to start the day and get your house smelling pretty darn good. I know it’s a simple recipe but I always feel accomplished when I make something just as good a store-bought versions.  And you will too! Feel free to make this your own and use your favorite raw nuts and/or seeds

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    Low-Carb Pancakes (Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free)

    November is Diabetes Awareness month so there is a lot of focus on lower carbohydrate and low-glycemic recipes.  Incidentally, this is a pretty timely post because I’ve been meaning to address a number of requests for lower-carb recipes and I wanted to tackle a very common breakfast recipe that tends to be higher in carbohydrates –

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    DIY Frozen Sweet Potato Waffle Meal Prep

    Forget the store-bought waffles, try my easy make-ahead sweet potato waffles!  These are packed with healthy fats and complex carbs to give you LASTING energy for the day (or your intense workout).  

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  • Egg, Yam & Cheese Breakfast Meal Prep (in a Jar)

    How we start our day largely influences how the rest of our day will unfold – so start on the right foot with a nutritious and filling breakfast! Here’s an easy breakfast that you can meal prep for at least 3 days and easily re-heat in an oven or microwave (just remove the metal rings on the jar).

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    Dorm Masterchef: 7 Easy & Healthy Microwave Recipes

    When all you have is a microwave, it can be a little daunting to think about being able to cook your own meals.  While it’s not ideal, the microwave can crank out some pretty awesome (and calorie-conscious) meals! Here is a follow-up article on the 4 Dorm Room Recipe video from 2 years ago! Remember,

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    Vegan Blueberry & Walnut Muffins

    So, when I decided to the 5-day vegan challenge, as if that wasn’t enough (lol), I also decided to get my feet wet and try some vegan baking. I’ll admit I’m not the best baker (even with animal products) yet I experiment a lot and share very little.  But this recipe came out pretty dope so I’m sharing

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  • Breakfast 101: Eggs, Turkey, Spinach & Roasted Potatoes

    Sometimes, it’s good to go back to basics in order to remind ourselves that healthy eating doesn’t have to be overly complicated and that we can “keep it simple,” yet nutritious and delicious. Here’s one of my go-to breakfast meals that even after all these years, still leaves me satisfied and energized to tackle the day.

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    Oat, Turkey & Cheese Breakfast Muffins

    Guarantee you’ve never had eggs, bacon & oatmeal quite like this before!  These muffins are perfect for meal prep and will definitely be a hit with your family and friends. And the best thing – they are very budget friendly and practical, using ingredients you likely have in your fridge and pantry right now.

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  • Quick n’ Easy Huevos Rancheros

    Sometimes you just don’t have a lot of time…well, actually more often than not, we find ourselves pressed for time for some reason or another. And no other time is more pressing than the morning when you’re rushing just to get out the door.  And leaving on an empty stomach can only add to the pressures

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    Hi-Protein Breakfast Casserole

    How you start your day largely influences how the rest of your day will go! So, start your day off right with a hearty breakfast! Try my simple and protein-packed breakfast casserole – and yes, it has sweet potato (but, you can substitute for red potato)! Pair this with a glass of milk for an extra protein boost!

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    3 Easy, Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes

    Slow-cookers and crockpots are God’s gifts to people short on time and those who find themselves feeling a little “challenged” in the kitchen.  Can’t get any better than tossing your ingredients into a pot and walking away! So here are 3 easy slow cooker recipes to help you get started in 2016. Need a slow

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  • Single-Serving Baked Apple Oatmeal

    Earlier this week when I went grocery shopping I found some jazz apples. They were practically glowing so I couldn’t resist grabbing a few to make a recipe. Since I’ve been eating a small bowl of oatmeal every morning this week, I decided to experiment by making a fairly quick & very easy oatmeal bake.  My personal challenge

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    $75 Whole Foods Challenge Meal Plan

    Recently I challenged myself to see if I could create a meal plan for the week and spend only $75 at one of the nation’s most premium-priced grocery stores, Whole Foods. To make it even more challenging, I had to use as many natural/fresh ingredients as possible AND have as much variety as possible. Needless to

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  • Cottage Cheese Pancakes

    These pancakes are rich in (casein) protein and have a creamy flavor with minimal ingredients. Guaranteed to be one of the easiest and most delicious pancakes you’ll ever make.    

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  • Hi-Energy, Homemade Quinoa Granola

    Save yourself some money on a weekly basis by making your own homemade granola. Not only is it easy to customize to complement your diet and tastes, but also you know exactly what you’re putting into your body. And that makes the real difference! The crunch and flavors of this granola are unreal! Remember to personalize

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    Bacon & Egg Stuffed Sweet Potato

    Rise and shine and break the rules of breakfast! The days of only eating oatmeal and egg whites are over – enter the age of creative, healthy eating. Great option when you have a few extra moments in the morning, or you are making brunch for family and friends. This is a follower-requested recipe based off

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  • Hi-Energy Vegan Breakfast Quinoa

    If you’re looking to switch up your staple breakfast meal of oatmeal and eggs, then try this vegan breakfast quinoa bowl. Great way to get rid of leftover quinoa and it’s packed with natural sugars, complex carbs and healthy fats. Plus, it’s easy to make your own for your diet and budget!  

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  • “Leftovers” Hearty Breakfast Frittata

    At the end of the week you may have some leftover food and veggies that you may be contemplating either giving away or throwing away. Before you toss out your hard-earned money, make a hearty frittata. No matter the hour, frittatas are good ANY time of day – breakfast, lunch or dinner! Here’s what I was able

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    Low-GI Banana, Carrot & Oat Protein Muffins

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  • Quinoa Blueberry Banana Breakfast Muffins

    “HELP! I cooked too much quinoa and I hate throwing it away.” Quinoa breakfast muffins are one of my favorite go-to recipes to incorporate leftover quinoa. Very easy to customize for diabetics and just really, really good.

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    Zucchini Wrapped Potato & Egg Muffins

    Here is a re-mixed version of my turkey wrapped breakfast muffins! Equally tasty and completely vegetarian. Great way to ensure your daily servings of vegetables.

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