Blueberry Oatmeal Bread on a plate

Healthy Blueberry Oatmeal Bread

This moist and healthy Blueberry Oatmeal Bread is made with creamy yogurt, plump blueberries and warm cinnamon. It’s ideal for freezing and perfect for breakfast or even dessert!   Healthy Blueberry Oatmeal Bread is an excellent option for a fast and nutritious breakfast. We love to use leftovers for french toast

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Baked Oatmeal with Berries

This easy make-ahead breakfast recipe is ideal for feeding a crowd! Naturally gluten-free, this baked oatmeal is made with oats, eggs, berries, and a little bit of maple syrup. Breakfast time isn’t always leisurely but that doesn’t mean you have to resort to cold cereal. Since we are almost always

healthy banana bread

Healthy Banana Bread

This moist and healthy banana bread recipe is made with creamy yogurt, crunchy walnuts, and warm spices like cinnamon and nutmeg. Like most moms of littles, I always have bananas on hand for smoothies, oatmeal, snacking, and more. As such, inevitably we usually end up with leftover ripe bananas just

Banana Waffles with Cinnamon

Banana Bread Waffles with Cinnamon

These thick and fluffy banana bread waffles are scented with warm cinnamon and naturally sweetened with ripe bananas. Your family will love this easy breakfast recipe! In our house, there is nothing better than having pancakes or waffles for breakfast! Whether it’s my blueberry buckwheat pancakes, fluffy pumpkin pancakes or

healthy 20 minute pantry recipes

Healthy 20-Minute Pantry Recipes

Cooking from your pantry and need new recipe ideas? Here are 10 of my favorite healthy pantry recipes – all ready in 20 minutes or less!  Craving a snack or a meal that you can whip right up using pantry staples? Whether you need new ideas for canned tuna, an

Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Balls HR

Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Balls

These chocolate peanut butter energy balls are full of protein and fiber to keep you full between meals and give you a pre or post-workout boost. When you live with two growing boys as I do, there is no such thing as having too many snacks in the house. Am

Asparagus and Goat Cheese Frittata

Asparagus and Goat Cheese Frittata

This simple frittata is bursting with fresh flavors from smoky, roasted asparagus and creamy, tangy goat cheese. Ideal for entertaining, busy weeknight dinners, or a make-ahead breakfast. I can’t believe I’m about to admit this but this was my first time ever making a frittata. WHY ON EARTH DID I

Strawberry Chocolate Mint Smoothie

Vegan Strawberry Mint Chocolate Smoothie

This thick and creamy strawberry chocolate mint smoothie is naturally vegan and made with juicy strawberries, cocoa, and fresh mint. You already know I love making smoothies every morning and one way I never tire of my daily smoothie is by changing up the ingredients almost daily. Using the seasons as

Easy Microwave Oatmeal Recipe

The ULTIMATE 90 Second Microwave Oatmeal

This is the only 90 second microwave oatmeal recipe that you will ever need. It will be your breakfast go-to for creamy, hearty oats every single time! Cold winter weather begs for a warm and hearty breakfast. In our house, that usually means we rotate between freezer pancakes and oatmeal. While

Orange Ginger Carrot Smoothie Recipe

Orange Carrot Smoothie

This bright and citrusy smoothie is made with orange, carrot, and ginger. Packed with vitamins and nutrients, this orange smoothie is perfect for battling cold and flu season! Cold and flu season hit our family hard this year and for the first time in my adult life, I had literally

3 Strawberry Sunrise Breakfast Smoothies

Strawberry Sunrise Breakfast Smoothie

Cool, creamy and delicious – this vitamin-packed smoothie made with strawberries and orange juice not only tastes great but is full of protein and fiber to give you lasting energy. We love smoothies in this house. Easy to make, portable, and versatile, we always start our day with one of

Healthy Egg Bake Recipe

Low-Carb Bacon, Egg, and Spinach Casserole

This low carb, high protein egg casserole is made with bacon, spinach, and cheese. Ideal for prepping ahead and enjoying for breakfast all week long! Healthy, make-ahead breakfast recipes are one of the main reasons I’ve been able to maintain a 60+ pound weight loss for over 15 years now.

Gluten Free Banana Nut Muffins

Almond Flour Banana Nut Muffins (Gluten Free)

Light, hearty and perfectly moist, these gluten-free banana nut muffins taste are high in protein, low carb and oh-so-delicious. The ultimate breakfast or snack recipe for on-the-go! Once I started baking with almond flour I was immediately hooked! Light, nutty, and almost buttery in texture, I love how airy and

Tropical Smoothie Recipe

Tropical Green Smoothie

This fresh and fruity tropical green smoothie is made with mango, pineapple and a little kick of ginger. Smoothies are my favorite way to start each day. Ideal for using up whatever fresh fruit and veggies I have on hand, I love mixing and matching different flavor combinations to switch

Overnight Baked French Toast

Overnight Mixed Berry French Toast Bake

This crowd-pleasing French toast bake is perfect for prepping ahead. Made with hearty, artisan grain bread and three types of berries, you simply prep the night before then pop in the oven when you’re ready for breakfast. One of my biggest pieces of advice for healthy eating and cooking from

Authentic Chilaquiles Verdes Breakfast Recipe

Authentic Chilaquiles Verdes

While delicious any time of day, chilaquiles is traditionally enjoyed at breakfast or brunch. Whether you decide to serve it with refried beans or top it with a sunny side up egg, just don’t forget the strong coffee. A traditional Mexican breakfast recipe, I recently rediscovered my love of chilaquiles

Cheese and Veggie Baked Egg Cups

Cheese and Veggie Baked Egg Cups

These cheesy vegetable baked egg cups are made with sauteed veggies, eggs and cheese. The perfect high protein, low carb breakfast recipe, these egg cups are ideal for prepping ahead for busy meals on-the-go! Eggs are my go-to breakfast of choice almost every morning. Usually, it’s a quick fried egg

Microwave Maple and Brown Sugar Oatmeal Recipe

Maple and Brown Sugar Microwave Oatmeal

This easy maple and brown sugar oatmeal recipe is ready in just 90 seconds and is naturally gluten free! My boys eat oatmeal almost every morning for a few simple reasons: it’s ready in 90 seconds, nutritious, affordable and delicious. What more can one ask for in a healthy breakfast

High Protein Chocolate Steel Cut Oats

High Protein Chocolate Steel Cut Oats

These thick and hearty whole grain steel-cut oats are not only easy to make but rich in fiber, chocolately, and packed with 15 grams of protein. Now that school is back in session, I’m always looking for easy breakfast recipes that will keep my boys full and satisfied all morning

Peaches and Cream Overnight Oats - an easy, make-ahead breakfast recipe

Peaches and Cream Overnight Oats

An easy, portable, make-ahead breakfast recipe, your family will love these thick and creamy Peaches and Cream Overnight Refrigerator Oats. Ever since my boys were babies, they have been avid oatmeal loves. Or, as my youngest used to say, “eat-meal” lovers. It was a sad day when he realized the

Breakfast Tacos with Chorizo and a wedge of lime

Chorizo and Egg Breakfast Tacos

This quick and easy breakfast taco recipe is made with scrambled eggs and savory chorizo sausage then drizzled with salsa verde. It can be easy to get stuck in a breakfast rut (believe me, I get stuck in them frequently!) but these savory tacos with eggs and chorizo will break

Peanut Butter Chocolate Granola Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola

This homemade chocolate granola recipe is lightly sweetened with honey and peanut butter then baked until golden brown. If you know how much I love chocolate peanut butter it won’t surprise you that I’ve come up with yet another recipe with this dynamic duo! Old fashioned oats, flax, and walnuts

Creamy Strawberry Smoothie that is vegan

Vegan Strawberry Protein Smoothie

This protein-packed, thick and creamy vegan strawberry smoothie is made with juicy berries, coconut milk and a splash of vanilla. When strawberry season finally rolls around here in West Michigan, we go a little crazy in the kitchen with all things strawberry. Whether it’s muffins, vegan ice cream, mojitos or

Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding with Peanut Butter Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Seed Pudding

This chocolate peanut butter chia seed pudding is a naturally vegan, high-protein breakfast or dessert recipe – ideal for prepping ahead!  Just when you thought I couldn’t come up with any other chocolate peanut butter combos, I decided to give one of my most popular vegan recipes, chia seed pudding,

crispy bacon on a plate

How to Cook Crispy Bacon in the Oven

How do restaurants make bacon so crispy? This step by step guide shows you how to cook bacon the same way as your favorite breakfast spot. Bacon is one of my favorite ingredients. Whether I’m using it to flavor Brussels spouts, provide richness in a split pea soup want to add

Cheesy Egg and Potato Breakfast Bowls Healthy Recipe

Healthy Breakfast Bowl with Cheese Egg and Potato

These hearty breakfast bowls are filled with roasted potatoes, cheesy eggs and pico de gallo. The ultimate gluten free, savory breakfast recipe! I love a good savory breakfast recipe and am always coming up with easy ways to make them fresh to avoid getting stuck in a rut. These cheesy

Hummus Toast with Apples Walnuts and Tahini

Hummus Toast with Apples and Walnuts with Honey Tahini Sauce

This fresh spin on breakfast toast is topped with creamy hummus, crunchy apples and toasted walnuts then drizzled with a sweet tahini honey sauce. You guys are big fans of breakfast toast which is why I’m so excited to share yet another fun spin: hummus toast with apples and toasted

Chocolate Oatmeal with Raspberry Preserves Recipe

Chocolate Oatmeal with Raspberry Preserves

A special breakfast treat, this chocolate oatmeal is packed with hearty oats, ground flax seed and cocoa powder then drizzled with raspberry preserves and fresh berries. I’ve got a confession to make: I add cocoa powder to my smoothies almost every single morning. Packed with antioxidants, rich chocolatey flavor and

Sausage and Potato Egg Cups Recipe

Cheesy Sausage and Potato Egg Cups

These easy, make-ahead egg cups are filled with sweet Italian sausage, sautéed peppers and Little Potato creamers. The perfect healthy breakfast recipe! Weekday mornings are always busy in my house. My boys are still in two different schools, each starting at different times, and my husband works early mornings so

Hummus Toast with Scrambled Eggs on a plate

Hummus Toast with Scrambled Eggs

This quick and easy breakfast toast is made with hearty, whole grain bread, creamy Sabra hummus, scrambled eggs and za’atar.  My kids frequently ask for eggs and toast for breakfast so I love coming up with fun and creative ways to make it interesting while also maximizing the nutrition. [feast_advanced_jump_to]

Easy Sausage and Pepper Egg Bake with tomatoes on a plate

Cheesy Sausage and Pepper Egg Bake

This low carb, high protein egg bake breakfast recipe is made with Italian sausage, bell peppers, and sharp cheddar cheese. Perfect for prepping ahead of time!  Nothing makes me happier than starting a week with a healthy breakfast prepped and ready to go. Whether it’s overnight chia seed pudding, refrigerator

orange and ginger detox smoothie in a glass

Orange Ginger Detox Smoothie

This bright and refreshing orange ginger detox smoothie is filled with bright citrus, fresh ginger, and flax seeds. The perfect on-the-go healthy breakfast or snack recipe! One of the many benefits of starting your day off with a healthy smoothie is that you can adapt your go-to recipe with whatever