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…

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…

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…

Cherry Protein (Egg White) Oats

I’ve seen the term “Egg White Oats” all over pinterest and instagram and was very interested in making it. I put together my own version based upon how long it took my oats to cook. I love eating oatmeal in the morning and am always looking for ways to add extra protein to my meals….

Sweet Strawberry Oat Jar

I like to call this the “Commuter Special.” If you commute to work and need to grab breakfast on the “Go” in the morning, this is for you. I get ready in the morning, grab a jar of oatmeal from my fridge and I’m on my way. Once I get onto my LIRR train, I…

Cinnamon Walnut Oatmeal Stuffed Apples

If you cannot tell by now, I am obsessed with breakfast! I was craving apple cinnamon oatmeal and thought it may be fun to eat the oats straight out of the apple. When you bake an apple it starts to get soft in the middle and the natural juices start to pour out. When you…

Mocha Granola Overnight Oats

  I love food in mason jars. When I first heard of making oatmeal at night and then eating it in the morning, I was very excited! This way all the flavors blend together. I was also very excited to incorporate chocolate and coffee. Every morning I eat a few dark chocolate espresso beans on…

Berries & Cream Protein Oats

See my post on Chia Steel Cut Oatmeal  to prepare the oats. You will need: 1 cup oatmeal (prepared as above) 1/2 cup greek yogurt (plain) 1 tbsp natural strawberry preserves 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder strawberries Once it is prepared, take a cup of the oatmeal and mix it with 1 tbsp natural strawberry preserves…

Peanut Butter Cacao Nib Balls

I have tried so many protein and energy bars that are filled with unrecognizable ingredients. I wanted something that would give me some sugar and protein before a workout. You will need the following ingredients: 1/2 cup Dark chocolate peanut butter 3 tbsp sweetened cacao nibs 2 tbsp chia seeds 1-2 tbsp coarsely ground flax…