Cinnamon Date Steel Cut Oats

Are you an oatmeal fan? I sure am. Especially in the fall and winter months when the weather becomes brisk and I want something cozy and satisfying to start the day. This oatmeal is extra special because it’s made with chopped dates, apples, cinnamon and vanilla so it’s extra delicious. The recipe calls for steel…

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Peach Blueberry Smoothies

Nothing beats a cold, refreshing smoothie! I like to whip these up for breakfast on-the-go or for a quick snack if I haven’t consumed enough fruits or veggies for the day. They’re delicious, sweet and nutritious – what more could you ask for?! There are so many different variations of this smoothie. Here are my…

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Sweet Corn Hash

I like to make breakfast hash because 1. it’s delicious, 2. it can be uber nutritious, and 3. you can basically use up whatever leftover veggies you have in the fridge (or freezer) to make it. This version of breakfast hash contains cubed baby potatoes, sweet corn, handfuls of garden greens and garlic. It’s all…

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Banana Walnut Pancakes

I love pancakes and waffles. I know you’re supposed to have a favorite between the two, but I love them equally, and for different reasons. Pancakes are fluffy, soft, nostalgic and have that beautiful layer of browned goodness on the outside. While waffles have nooks and crannies to hold syrup and that trademark crunch on…

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Mushroom Kale Crustless Quiche

There is no better feeling than having breakfast prepped and ready for the week ahead. Whether you’re traveling in to work or working from home, it’s nice to have a protein- and veggie-rich breakfast ready to go that helps you start the day on a nutritious foot. Egg bakes/casseroles, egg cups/muffins, frittatas and this crustless…

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Almond Waffles with Berry Compote

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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Sweet Corn Pancakes

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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Summer Veggie Frittata

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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Asparagus Bacon Quiche

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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