Pancakes may seem like a laborious morning meal to make. But, oh contraire! Unless you’re grabbing a protein bar and rushing out the door, nearly every other breakfast requires at least three ingredients. What’s better about these particular pancakes is you get tons of protein, whole grains and pure deliciousness. Make these once and try to tell me I’m wrong. Read more →
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Baby, it’s cold outside! Bundle up and brew a mug of minty hot cocoa to keep your belly happy and hands toasty warm. Powdered packet mixes don’t compare to this delightful steamy drink, made with almond milk, rich cacao and a pinch of pure peppermint. Simmer on your stovetop until bubbly, and let the chocolate-mint bliss begin!
Just the aroma of fresh-baked bread is enough to make your mouth water. So if you’re using every ounce of willpower to avoid carbs during the holidays, these rolls will let you eat in peace. Made with whole wheat flour and flavorful spices, you’ll be joyously shouting: “Pass the bread, please!” Read more →
Buttercup squash is the adorable dark-green vegetable that’s often mistaken for a small pumpkin. Yet, it tastes nothing like a pumpkin. This winter squash is more nutty and a whole lot creamier. It’s also loaded with nutrients, including vitamins A, B and C plus calcium, potassium, protein and fiber. After baking and mashing the squash, you’ll add even more protein and fiber for a powerhouse pancake breakfast that’s sure to keep you satisfied for hours. Read more →
Even holding a cup of cocoa seems to warm you on a cold winter’s day. Unfortunately, the store-bought packets can be loaded with added sugar, corn syrup and artificial flavors. Though this cleaned-up version isn’t made in the microwave, your house will fill with the scent of something sweet. And the only thing you’ll need to worry about is the wholesomeness of raw cacao, pure vanilla and unsweetened almond milk enveloping you at first sip. Read more →
For some, going gluten free is not an option. For others, it’s a dietary change they chose because it makes them feel better, exercise harder or has improved their life in a number of ways. Unfortunately, gluten-free foodies are often left with bigger grocery bills and smaller selections. After much searching (and lots of shopping!), I finally found the best source for all things GF. Read more →
They’re a treat for the birthday boy, a reward for an A+ report card or a sweet Valentine’s Day breakfast. Waffles are often reserved for such special occasions, because they’re too carb-heavy, super sugary and lack nutritional value. This recipe debunks all of that. Stripped down to only three ingredients and covered in strawberry “icing,” you don’t need a reason to make these fluffy, fitter waffles. Read more →
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