Sometimes when I’m in a pinch I end up grabbing a breakfast sandwich or burrito on the way to work. Do some restaurants have healthy options for either of these? Absolutely, yes. But I do find that if I make my own, I not only save money, but I can amp up the nutrition. These…

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Waffles! Did I specifically plan to post a pancake recipe followed by a waffle recipe? Why yes, I did! I love breakfast food and I’m guessing you do, too. Many traditional pancake and waffle recipes are made with refined white flour, which may taste awesome, but doesn’t provide us with much nutrition. That’s why I…

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Have you ever made golden, delicious, savory and sweet pancakes? If not, now is the time! These sweet corn pancakes come highly recommended because they are ALL of those things. The pancake batter is a mix of whole grain flour, cornmeal, leavening agents (baking soda and powder), buttermilk, eggs and a tab of melted butter.…

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Zucchini and summer squash are starting to pop up in the garden, and like most summers, they tend to take over, providing me with more squash than I can handle. So, I’m always looking for new and fun ways to use the veggie. Which is how this Summer Veggie Frittata was born. There are several…

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Like most people, I am a huge fan of quiche. This easy make-at-home version has a customizable crust, a fluffy egg filling and can be made with pretty much any veggie you have on hand! Let’s start with the crust. Typically, quiche crust is made with flour, butter and salt. This is a bit of…

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I have a soft spot for breakfast food, and now that I’ve discovered how easy it is to make breakfast tacos at home, they’ve become a staple in my house. Not only are tacos… tacos, but I’ve figured out how to make them a healthful, balanced option for breakfast AND how to make the components…

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I don’t know about you, but I generally have a full freezer, which generally consists of proteins, fruit and vegetables with a few other random convenience items. Lately I’ve been using up the frozen fruit to make smoothies, as it’s an easy way to get in essential nutrients without having to run to the store…

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I’m coming at you with a fabulously nourishing and flavorful breakfast recipe that is sure to get you excited about mornings! If you haven’t had shakshuka before, I highly recommend giving it a try. It’s a compilation of spiced tomato sauce with caramelized bell peppers and onions, perfectly poached eggs, creamy, tangy feta and a…

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I’m always looking for ways to get veggies into my diet, not only as a side dish or in a salad, but incorporate them into meals I already cook. That means things like soups, stews, pasta sauce, pasta dishes, smoothies, breakfast casseroles or these egg cups – there are pretty much endless ways to get…

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It’s officially a new year, and many of us are looking for ways to become healthier in 2020 – that’s great! There are endless articles and blogs out there about making changes in your diet and lifestyle, many of them contradictory, which can cause confusion and frustration on what choices to make. And the truth…

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