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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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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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Boost Brain Power Through Diet

Most brain development is complete by age 5.  Now that is an amazing accomplishment!  Food plays a huge role in brain development, as well as maintaining high levels of cognitive functioning throughout our lives. Whether the brain needs an extra push during early development or needs to keep running at lighting quick speeds, eating these […]

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