Today, I’m taking a walk down memory lane and REMIXING one of my first YouTube videos – baked oatmeal for meal prep. This version is redone in order to: 1) stay moist throughout the entire week, whether you heat it up or not; and 2) help you practice better portion control and give you “just
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
Low carb pancakes? You can have that familiar and comforting fluffy pancake while keeping the net carbs at 23g per serving. The key is using coconut flour in this keto pancake. Pancakes are a food item found all over the world, made in a wide variety of ways— one of those food items that
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).
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,
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
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.
These delicious egg muffins are great to take with you on the go, especially if made ahead so for busy mornings when you might not have enough time to cook a full breakfast, you can just grab one and run out the door. This breakfast egg muffins recipe is great to work into your meal
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
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!
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
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
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
These cottage cheese pancakes will put that traditional pancake recipe to shame. High in protein and made with oat flour, it is a healthy alternative to the carb-laden pancake mix that makes you feel bloated and sluggish. At first glance, you might be confused about using cottage cheese as an ingredient in pancakes, but the
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
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
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!
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
These banana protein muffins taste amazing and are great for you when you’re looking to keep those gains. This protein muffins recipe includes a recipe for a protein-packed cream filling that you can layer between alternating slices of bananas and protein muffins. While this won’t exactly keep you on a keto diet due to to
“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.
These gorgeous zucchini wrapped potato and egg muffins are a delicious and healthy breakfast idea. Instead of using wheat flour, I used sweet potatoes for my starch. The best part of this quick and easy recipe is that it’s vegetarian, yet contains a generous serving of fats and proteins. Loaded with colorful bell peppers, portabello
This four microwaved recipes are a must have for any students going away for college. Easy and delicious, they are also healthier than the normal kinds of “microwaved” recipes like a sugar and carb loaded mug cake and mac and cheese. It also isn’t boring in terms of meal prep, like forcing only sweet potato
Break out those hermetic jars one more time for this timesaving breakfast recipe that you can enjoy throughout the week. Who knew that with a little tweak here and there, you can transform oats and berries into a southern favorite that not only tastes good, but also is good for the body? After reheating, I recommend eating