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Breakfast

Better For You Pancakes

Better For You Pancakes made with simply pure vanilla coffee creamer and other healthy ingredient swaps

This post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SilkandSimplyPureCreamers #CollectiveBias Growing up I remember loving the mornings  when I would wake up to the smell of fresh pancakes from the kitchen.  This past weekend after the passing of my grandfather I spent time home in Cleveland with […] Read more…

Overnight Ham and Cheese Strata Recipe

Overnight Ham and Cheese Strata Brunch Recipe

Easter is only a few days away.  Do you have brunch or Easter dinner plans?  My sisters and I are brunching at Cava Mezze Sunday morning, but in case you are hosting a brunch I wanted to share one of my favorite casserole recipes.  I posted a similar Easter brunch recipe a few years ago […] Read more…

Fall Green Pear Smoothie Recipe

Hello Friends!  Who is ready for the weekend?  Do you have any fun plans?  Saturday we’re having a few of my husbands coaching friends over for a little gathering, so I have been in the kitchen preparing a few of his favorite dishes all week.  We all know a good party is ALL about the […] Read more…

Breakfast Power Oatmeal

Ever since I featured this easy oatmeal combination in a previous What I Ate Wednesday post I have gotten a few people asking for a recipe.  Each morning after my workout I usually have a protein shake with some fruit and then when I get to work I know I need something a bit more […] Read more…

How to Build the Perfect Smoothie

Back in October my husband and I did a 30 day green smoothie challenge with Simple Green Smoothies.  The idea was to have you drink a green smoothie every day for 30 days.  Each week they emailed you a grocery list along with four different smoothie recipes to try.  When we started this challenge I had […] Read more…

Pumpkin Spice Granola with Hemp Hearts from Manitoba Harvest

I sure hope you’re not sick of all things pumpkin yet, because I’m sure not!  I’ve haven’t gone too crazy this year, I’ve made pumpkin french toast, smoothies, and pancakes.  And have tried a few pumpkin flavored desserts as well.  It just wouldn’t feel like fall without tall boots, the changing of the leaves, and […] Read more…

How to Make a Smoothie Bowl

You’ve seen them on Instagram and Pinterest, but have you tried making your own smoothie bowl for breakfast yet?!?  They are exactly what you need for these hot summer mornings.  And seriously why drink your breakfast as a smoothie when you can eat it? A smoothie bowl is also a great way to cool off and hydrate […] Read more…

Peanut Butter & Jelly Overnight Oats

I’ll admit, I was skeptical at first but I have officially become obsessed ♥ with overnight oats after trying a few different recipes.  They taste delicious and are much healthier than any store bought instant oatmeal pack.  Overnight oats are super easy to prep the night before and in the morning all you have to do is grab them out […] Read more…

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