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Fruit and Oatmeal Muffins (no flour!)

This is a simple and oh so yummy recipe for muffins. Get out your blender… And your muffin tin. It’s time to bake! Ingredients 2 1/2 cups of oats (gluten free if you need/want) 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 eggs 1 cup plain, low-fat Greek yogurt 1/4 cup honey 1 [...]

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Slow cooker oatmeal

Pretty sure this recipe is to die for! we-ell….maybe that’s a bit dramatic BUT, this is a good one! Ingredients 1 cup of Oats **(I use gluten free oats, but you could use steel cut oats or old fashioned) 2 cups of water 2 1/2 cups of milk 1 tsp cinnamon 1 apple chopped up [...]

Protein Waffles

This is an update to my whole wheat pancake mix recipe courtesy of my hubby. Whole wheat vanilla waffles! OMG! Make Erin’s waffle mix. Make one batch and add one scoop of Kaizen vanilla protein powder from Costco. Cook in your Cuisinart Belgian waffle maker. It smells like you’re baking a cake, and you can [...]

Not your typical Oatmeal bar

Think of this oatmeal square as basic baked oatmeal that can be dressed up any way you like. Each large square contains a tablespoon of flax and a teaspoon of chia seeds as well as 7 grams of fibre and 6 grams of protein. Feel free to add in nuts, viagra buy dried fruit, cialis [...]

Whole Wheat Pancake Mix

My little guy eats pancakes a few times a week. He can eat a LOT of pancake! To make my life easier, I made this pancake mix. I usually add fruit – a handful of fresh or frozen blueberries, one mashed banana, a handful of crumbled frozen raspberries… The possibilities are endless! Mix Ingredients 4 [...]

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Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Ok… This is delicious! Elvis would be proud…. This banana and peanut butter combo tastes more like dessert than a ‘health drink’ or meal replacement! Ingredients 1 medium, ripe banana, cut in slices and frozen 1 tbsp ground oatmeal 1/2 tbsp chia seeds 2 tbsp natural peanut butter (or other nut butter) 1 cup of [...]

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Banana, zucchini, and flax muffins

Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled) 1/2 cup ground flaxseed 1 cup lightly packed light-brown sugar 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 cups coarsely grated zucchini (from 1 large zucchini) 1/3 cup mashed ripe banana (from 1 [...]

Baked Apple Oatmeal

Ingredients 2 cups rolled oats 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp ground flax seed 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/2 cups skim milk 3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce 1 tbsp melted butter 1 tsp vanilla 1 large Granny Smith apple, patient peeled, cored, and diced Optional – replace [...]

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Bread Pudding

I made this the other morning when we had company. It was super simple to make and tasted sooo good. I used gingerbread cranberry buns from Cobs. I think it would be awesome with cinnamon raisin bread or hot cross buns too. We served it for breakfast with fresh turkey sausages and fruit, but it [...]

Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins

Ingredients 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/2 tsp celtic sea salt 1/2 tsp baking soda 6 eggs 1/3 cup agave nectar 1/3 cup grape seed oil 1 tbsp vanilla 1 cup blueberries, illness fresh or frozen Directions In a small bowl combine coconut flour, salt and baking soda. In a large bowl combine eggs, agave, grape [...]

Cinnamon Granola Bars

Ingredients 1/4 cup butter, softened 1 cup brown sugar, packed (I cut it to 3/4 cup) 1 egg 2 tbsp ground flaxseed 2 tbsp honey (I bumped that up to 3-4 tbsp due to the extras!) 2 cups old-fashioned oats 1 cup all-purpose flour (I used ww flour) 1 tbsp cinnamon (it can be cut [...]

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Banana Bread

This is such an easy banana bread recipe. I just made it this morning… and made some modifications. I added a heaping tablespoon of ground flax and replaced 1 cup of the all purpose flour with 1 cup of whole wheat flour. It was just as tasty as before…. And just a bit healthier! Ingredients [...]

Breakfast Cookies

Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, unhealthy softened 1 cup brown sugar, packed 2 eggs 1/2 cup canola oil 1/2 cup honey 1 tsp vanilla 3 cups oats 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup ground flax seed 1/4 cup sesame seeds 1/4 cup poppy seeds 1/4 cup flax seeds 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp cinnamon 1 [...]


Darren’s Belgian Waffles

“We can stay up late, swapping manly stories, and in the morning, I’m making waffles!” This is a breakfast favorite in our house… always announced using the quote above from the movie Shrek. Be warned – this makes a HUGE batch. We like to make the whole thing and freeze the extra’s. We reheat them [...]

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