Pumpkin Spice French Toast

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Healthy Breakfast of Awesome! I woke up craving something I have never had, how the heck does that even happen? Started mixing things in a bowl and ended up with this totally delicious end result. I was so pleased at the taste and texture of this recipe I couldn't wait to share it with you! If you're like me you've got a half used can of pumpkin in the fridge this time of year haha and it's fun to come up with recipes to use it! This recipe is a great way to start your day, kefir and … [Read more...]

Egg in an Onion Basket

eggs and onions

I'm a huge fan of grilled onions! They make me cry like crazy when they're raw, but cooked they're sweet and delicious. Funny story actually, I never used to cry when I cut onions but since I had eye surgery it's been unavoidable every time! Anyone else? This morning for breakfast I got hit with a stroke of genius and scooped the center out of one of my grilling onions and cracked an egg inside. I flipped it after a minute or so and had a delicious new version of "egg in a basket." It was … [Read more...]

Perfectly Poached Eggs

1. Bring eggs to room temperature in a bowl of hot tap water. Let them stand for 5-10 minutes.

Have you ever tried to make poached eggs? And if you have, have they come out a gooey, vinegar tasting mess? That's the problem I've always had - just couldn't seem to get that perfectly held-together shape and texture. Until I was browsing through The 4-Hour Chef and came across these wonderful tips to perfectly poach eggs. I was skeptical at first, but Tim Ferriss is THE MAN so I figured I'd give it a shot. Guess what? Success on the first attempt. Follow each step below to … [Read more...]

Sunday Brunch Recipe: Gluten-Free Ginger French Toast

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I love Sunday brunch - I always like to make myself pancakes or French Toast or crepes. Here's a new spice combination I tried this weekend that was SO delicious, I had to share. I use a rice-pecan gluten-free bread (made by Food for Life). Batter: 1 egg 3 T almond milk (coconut milk, hemp milk or any milk if you're dairy-free works great) 1 tsp minced fresh ginger 1/2 tsp cardamom 1/4 tsp cinnamon  1. Whisk ingredients together in a shallow dish.  2. Soak bread for … [Read more...]

Bacon Dipped Maple-Protein Pancakes gluten free, dairy free

They don't take long to cook.

Your Complete Breakfast... You read that right. Bacon - dipped in my new gluten-free, dairy-free Maple Protein Pancakes. You guys know breakfast is my favorite thing to eat (I often make second breakfast haha) and the only thing better than pancakes for breakfast is protein pancakes. I've been trying not to eat too much sugar lately so I've been looking for a healthy way to boost my gluten-free, dairy-free pancakes so they have a flavor that doesn't make me want to add any … [Read more...]