Homemade Walnut Butter

I am a huge nut butter fan. I love nut butters so much that my pantry is filled with them! Some of my favorites include cinnamon raisin peanut butter, coconut almond butter, and chocolate hazelnut butter. Unfortunately, the only butter that I cannot find in the store is walnut butter. As walnuts are the nuts with…

Spinach & Sausage Egg White Bake

My husband and I just came back from our honeymoon to Greece. While away, we consumed at at least 2 large blocks of feta cheese per day. We ate so much of it that I came to think of it as part of my everyday meal and craved it when we did not have it….

Skinny Banana Oat Muffins

Like banana nut muffins? Me too… Unfortunately, whenever I look at the calories on the label, they are extremely high. This recipe is a game changer. You can have your banana nut muffin and eat it too!! Well.. without feeling guilty that is. You will need: 3/4 cup sweetened almond milk 4 tbsp agave nectar…

Blueberry Pie Greek Yogurt

If you love blueberries and blueberry pie, then this will make your mouth very happy!! One Sunday evening, my mom and I were brainstorming what we should do with our bag of extra blueberries. We thought it would be a good idea to cook them and add the mixture to our morning breakfast. She prefers greek yogurt…

Mini Peanut Butter & Jelly Muffins

Peanut Butter and Jelly is an all time favorite of mine. My dad loves apple jelly and is always eating it as his jelly of choice. However, I never use apple jelly in my sandwiches and always gravitate toward the strawberry and raspberry jellies. This time I was adventurous and gave the jar of chunky…

Pineapple Coconut Chia Tropical Oats

Feel like you need a vacation? These oats will take you right to the tropics! I will not be taking a vacation any time soon, but at least I can pretend. These tropical oats are filled with coconut and pineapple flavors and are delicious. They are topped with a Health Warrior Chia Bar, which is…

Funfetti Cake Oats

Happy Friday!! I love funfetti cake, so this was a great way to incorporate that into my breakfast! This kept me full and happy all morning. You will need: 1 cup Steel Cut Oats made with almond milk (see my recipe on Steel Cut Chia Oats) A sprinkle of brown sugar 1 tbsp imitation butter…

Citrus Fruit Tower

In preparation for my trip to Florida, I made a tropical breakfast. I used my favorite citrus fruits along with bananas and then added gojii berries and almonds on top. The acidity of the grapefruits and oranges mixes well with the creaminess of the banana and the added almonds give it a nice crunch. You will…

Maple Walnut Bread Pudding

Who doesn’t love bread pudding? I love eating it for breakfast with a big cup of coffee. The only problem is that there are so many extra calories in this sweet treat. This recipe does away with the extra calories and makes it a much lighter dessert. I ate the whole dish in less than…

Carrot Cake Oatmeal

You will need: 15 baby carrots 1/2 cup sliced pineapple 2 tbsp walnuts 1/2 cup almond milk 1 tbsp cinnamon 1/2 cup oats For the topping: 1 tbsp greek yogurt 1 tbsp laughing cow cheese 1 tsp honey Place the oats and almond milk in the microwave for 1 minute. While you are waiting, blend…

Pumpkin Pie Oats

I am one of those people who love eating pumpkin dishes all year round. Pumpkins are in season in the colder months, but luckily you can get canned pumpkin puree regardless of the season. You will need: 1 cup steel cut oats cooked in almond milk (See my steel cut oats recipe) 1/2 cup pumpkin…

Breakfast Berries

I am often on the run and trying to catch a train, so I either make breakfast the night before or make something extremely fast in the morning. Fresh berries and mint are my favorite. I also love fruit with rosemary. Instead of having plain fruit, I sprinkled some chia seeds, hemp seeds and buck…