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 … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice French Toast

pumpkin french toast

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...]

Strawberry Vegan French Toast

strawberry vegan french toast

And...this is the kind of awesomeness that happens when I run out of eggs. One of the great things about all of the different eating styles is that they can expand your cooking and eating range immensely. Whether it's vegan, raw, paleo or vegetarian - people with different eating needs have been getting creative with food for years. In Day 5 of last week's challenge, we talked about the importance of including a broad spectrum of food in our daily diet to increase our nutrient range. I … [Read more...]