Chocolate Protein Waffles with Strawberries and Coconut Cream (gluten free, grain free, dairy free)

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I was the lucky recipient of a visit from my 15-year old cousin Anna recently, and during her stay we enjoyed an eating and cooking extravaganza! On Saturday morning, we got out one of my friend Diana Keulian's cookbooks (get her insanely popular Fat Burning Meals now!) and made a variation on one of her amazing gluten free/grain free waffle recipes. Anna and I are big fans of chocolate and were planning a mega hike up at Red Rocks that afternoon so we made this recipe chocolate and added … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Apple Spice Overnight Oatmeal

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Healthy Breakfast Everyone knows how I feel about breakfast! I could eat it 3 times a day... This is my new ️overnight oatmeal recipe and it's so good! Best of all, it takes very little time to prepare because you only boil the oats for a few minutes, add the other ingredients and the rest happens while you're sleeping. I've topped mine with a dollop of plan, full-fat Greek yogurt which I do well with occasionally. The key here is preparation - with your grains, using a soaked or … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Berry Protein Pancakes

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I always try to make time to cook pancakes or French Toast on the weekend, because I have more time in the morning. This weekend I turned on one of my favorite podcasts and puttered around the kitchen in my PJ's putting this deliciousness together. I absolutely love the texture of these pancakes, they hold together beautifully and have a light, mild flavor. You could add a little maple syrup or honey to the batter, but I'd recommend using a lightly sweetened or flavored protein powder … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Raisin Cookie Pancakes* (gluten free, dairy free, nut free)

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Let Your Friends Inspire Your Baking! The inspiration to make today's nut-free recipe came from my good friend Laura, who came out to visit me last week and help me decorate my new house! One of my favorite things to do when I have company is to treat my guests to a healthy and delicious breakfast in the morning. Laura has a nut allergy, and I wanted to take the opportunity to try making a gluten-free pancake that didn't rely on nut flour or nut butter. While I was looking for a good … [Read more...]

Overnight Oatmeal: How to Enjoy Grains the Healthy Way

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Overnight Oatmeal Welcome back to my kitchen! Today, I wanted to show you how easy it is to make heart-healthy whole grain overnight oatmeal - and it doesn't have to take 45 minutes to cook. Soaking your oats actually provides you with some pretty significant health benefits - and if you've been avoiding grains because you've heard they're bad for you, today I'm going to show you exactly how to eliminate those harmful anti nutrients you were warned about. 1. Look for: Steel-Cut Oat … [Read more...]