Breakfast Recipes

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

Ryan’s Famous Spinach, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Sandwich

It really is Ryan’s famous spinach, egg & cheese breakfast sandwich.  Made almost on a daily basis, making the whole house smell delicious with just a few ingredients.

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.

Sauteed Spinach & Tomato with Eggs

It’s so important to start the day with breakfast – and what could be better than with eggs and fresh vegetables!  This takes your typical eggs up a notch with flavorful sauteed spinach and tomato with a touch of seasoning for a perfectly healthy breakfast.