Healthy Eating

11 Filling Breakfasts to Fuel Your Day

School is starting up soon and kids (and parents) need fuel to perform the best they can. As you can imagine, the sugary cereal our kids love also lead to sugar crashes later in the day. Here are some of my family’s favorite healthy and filling breakfasts to start your day off right. To get […]

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Peanut Butter Zucchini Bread

This bread is so delicious and filling your kids will beg for more. Plus you are getting a serving of vegetables before the day even starts.  Ingredients 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1 ¼ cup shredded zucchini 2 eggs (or 2 tablespoons flax-seed mixed with 5 tablespoons water) ¾ cup natural creamy peanut butter ¼ […]

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Avocado Egg Toast

Have a little time to sit down to breakfast for once? This breakfast will give you the brain boost you need to start the day off right. Ingredients (single serving) 2 slices of 100% Whole wheat bread 1 Avocado 1 tablespoon minced garlic ½ teaspoon lemon juice 2 eggs Oregano  Directions Toast whole wheat bread. […]

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Breakfast Burrito

Here is a recipe that will leave you satisfied. This healthy protein and fiber packed breakfast is a great way to spice up a bland breakfast. Ingredients 4 whole wheat tortillas 1 x 15 ounce can of black beans (rinsed and drained) 4 eggs ¼ cup chunky salsa ½ cup chopped spinach 1 avocado, diced […]

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Healthy Egg Bake Muffins

Here is a healthy on the go breakfast that will give you energy all morning. Ingredients 12 large eggs ¼ cup skim milk 2-3 cups of vegetables Examples: chopped spinach, diced tomatoes, shredded carrots, diced onion, diced red/green peppers, or mushrooms. 1 cup of meat (optional) Examples: diced chicken, turkey sausage, diced ham. Toppings (optional) […]

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Healthy Oatmeal Bars

This page contains affiliate links. Please see my Affiliate Disclosure.   Looking for a way to cut out those sugary cereals and start your day off right? This recipe has no added sugar, it’s easy and filling. Double or triple the batch and feed the whole family for the week. Ingredients 3 ripe bananas 2 […]

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Fruity Protein Smoothie

My favorite post work out drink. Make a big batch so you can freeze anything you won’t drink right away in individual cups or bottles to take with you on the go in the future. Ingredients 1 cup orange juice 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder ½ banana ½ cup strawberries 1 cup plain Greek […]

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Overnight ‘No Cook’ Oatmeal

In a hurry and looking for something quick and filling? Prepare this the night before and voilà, a tasty, filling, healthy meal you can eat at home or eat on the go. Ingredients ½ cup uncooked old-fashioned rolled oats ½ cup unsweetened almond milk (can use low-fat milk instead) ¼ cup low-fat Greek yogurt 1 […]

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Friday Favorites

Best Nasal Aspirator for a Clear Nose

This page contains affiliate links. Please see my Affiliate Disclosure.   No child really enjoys getting his or her nose wiped or cleaned out. The problem is they can’t do it sufficiently on their own, especially when they are sick. We tried the bulb syringe with no luck. It never seemed to get much out, […]

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Miscellaneous

Cookie Monster Dirt Cake

It was my son’s first birthday! Such a momentous day and I needed the perfect smash cake. I search high and low for the perfect egg free cake, which is hard to come by. I visited a local bakery and was told there was not one item in the whole store that was egg free, […]

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