Breakfast Recipes

Candied Maple Raw Granola

A soft and chewy granola that will quickly become a breakfast favorite!  Full of healthy fats and plant based protein for a filling, healthy breakfast.

Building the Perfect Plant Based, Protein Rich Smoothie

Whether you’re new to the smoothie game or looking for some fresh ideas, you’ve come to the right place.  Learn how to build a balanced and healthy drink that can be packed with greens and veggies without the greens and veggie taste.

Arbonne Vanilla Protein Pancakes

Made with just a handful of ingredients, and best of all, you can make these in a blender for easy clean-up.  I personally love the flavor of the plant-based Arbonne vanilla protein powder, but really any vanilla protein will work.

Cinnamon & Honey No-Oats Granola

Store-bought granolas and nut mixes can get very expensive, and not so great on the waistline.  In my effort to find yet another new and exciting breakfast idea, I turned to an oldie but a goody – homemade granola. This no-oats granola is baked with honey, cinnamon, sea salt and coconut oil for a deliciously sweet,

Costa Rican Gallo Pinto

Gallo pinto is considered a Costa Rican breakfast staple, which is partly why I categorized this as breakfast, but gallo pinto can be enjoyed at any time of day! It is a traditional dish meaning “spotted rooster” because the dish looks like, you guessed it, a spotted rooster.   There are two rules I have learned about

Banana & Flax Pancakes

Another blizzard, another yummy pancake stack to enjoy!  These are adapted from my usual oatmeal-based pancake but instead have heart-healthy flax seeds and walnuts.

Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal

Baked steel cut oatmeal is the perfect way to start your day, especially on a seriously cold winter morning.  The beauty of this recipe is that it comes together in just about an hour, with no soaking ahead of time (unless you want to), and it lasts all week for days and days of yummy

Healthy Summer Vegetable Frittata with Hash Brown Crust

In my opinion, Sunday mornings should always start with a cup of coffee, a comfy chair and something delicious to indulge in.  So since it’s summer and we all are (hopefully) craving those gorgeous fresh vegetables the season has to offer, why not use them in a yummy frittata?!

Banana Almond Berry Trail Cookies

These perfectly moist little trail cookies pack a big punch with filling fiber-rich oats, healthy fats and protein from almonds and a healthy dose of good carbs from the banana and berries.  It was a great addition to our hiking trip up to the White Mountains this past weekend!

Blueberry Pecan Oat Cakes with Fresh Blueberry Sauce

Another Banana-Oatmeal Pancake creation!  These babies are loaded with fresh blueberries and chopped pecans, all drizzled with a fresh and healthy blueberry sauce that will knock your slippers off.  Go ahead, indulge a little, even if it’s a Monday morning.

Oatmeal Pancakes with Raspberries

Pancakes made without the flour and added sugars – just a simple combination of banana, oats, eggs and vanilla extract.  Then I topped them with fresh raspberries and drizzled agave nectar and realized I’ll never have a different kind of pancake ever again.

Smashed Raspberry Oatmeal

Looking to take a break from processed sugars?  Try this genius oatmeal recipe that’s both sweet and savory – all without any added sugars.

Southwestern Hash

A seriously satisfying breakfast that packs a kick of spice with the comfort of potatoes and the strong protein of eggs – and fresh chopped veggies to boot!

Skinny Asparagus Frittata

Coming in at only 146 calories and 11 grams of protein, my Skinny Asparagus Frittata is sure to be a hit when you have zero time in the morning.

The Perfect Oatmeal

The perfect way to warm up after a morning full of digging out, making snowmen and building igloos.

Chorizo & Onion Fritatta

Quick Cinnamon Raisin Breakfast Cookies

With only 46 calories per cookie and only a few ingredients, these are a perfectly quick breakfast with tons of nutritional benefits. It all began with one lone banana just sitting on the counter, forgotten.  Throw in some old fashioned oats, a little vanilla, some ground flax seed, a dash of cinnamon and a handful

Cinnamon-Apple Banana Pancakes

I could have made the title of these so much longer, because these pancakes aren’t your typical pancake.  These are made with only mashed bananas, eggs, oats, vanilla and cinnamon – no flour!  The warm chopped apples paired with real VT maple syrup pair perfectly with these wholesome pancakes.

Huevos Rancheros

Fried or poached eggs on a warm corn tortilla topped with fresh salsa, spicy black beans and shredded cheese.

Challah French Toast with Pomegranate Compote

Big, thick, fluffy pieces of Challah French Toast drizzled with Grade A Dark Amber Maple Syrup and pomegranate compote….oh and add a side of bacon just to up the ante.  It’s a new Sunday morning ritual.