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3 Quick & Easy Breakfast Recipes

I’ve got three (+1!) recipes for you this hot, sweltering Sunday and for the week ahead. If you don’t want to leave your bed or comfy couch to go out to brunch it’s really ok. I’ve got you. Stay in and make one of these recipes: 1. Protein Pancakes – there are many ways to make your pancakes with real ingredients, more protein, and less … Continue reading 3 Quick & Easy Breakfast Recipes

Nutty Protein Banana Pancakes

After reading a blog post this morning about homemade protein pancake recipes, I wanted to make it on my own with my own ingredients. I made my variation of peanut butter banana pancakes with PB2 powdered peanut butter and a lot of other good, healthy ingredients to make them fluffy and full of flavor! These protein pancakes pack a ton of protein. I’d estimate about 30 grams of … Continue reading Nutty Protein Banana Pancakes

Make Your Own New York-style Pizza

Almost everywhere I go in NYC I am tempted by the luring smell of pizza. You know what I’m talking about. The ooey, gooey, cheesy thin crust slices sold in $1 pizza shops on every corner. This New York-style pizza is often sold in wide slices to go. How does one not eat pizza everyday? New Yorkers must have pretty good self control, or they really know how … Continue reading Make Your Own New York-style Pizza

Blueberry Vanilla Protein Muffins

These are my favorite blueberry muffins to make on Sunday mornings when you can wake up slow, make a delicious breakfast, and share a steaming pot of coffee. As promised in my last post, Dark Chocolate and Almond Butter Oatmeal Muffins, here is my recipe for oatmeal blueberry muffins. These muffins are just bursting with flavor and full of goodness. When you have extra time in the morning … Continue reading Blueberry Vanilla Protein Muffins

Healthy peanut butter granola

Homemade Peanut Butter Granola

I love granola. You know those Nature Valley Sweet & Salty Peanut granola bars? I could eat them everyday as a snack. Sadly, there’s over ten grams of sugar, high fructose corn syrup, and fake coloring in these tasty bars. Knowing that this isn’t exactly nutritious, I decided to make my own granola to enjoy in small portions. This recipe is inspired by Cooking Classy’s Peanut … Continue reading Homemade Peanut Butter Granola

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Spring into the Season with This Berry Green Smoothie

It’s March! The beginning of a brand new month filled with new beginnings, opportunities, and the first day of spring.  The first day of spring is coming up soon and I am counting down the weeks. This morning, I’m trying to start the day with a positive outlook amidst the falling icicles and heavy snow. We are far from summer weather, but we can at least … Continue reading Spring into the Season with This Berry Green Smoothie