Archive for the Breakfast Category


Homemade Larabars

   I just found this recipe for homemade "Larabars" from ChocolateCoveredKatie.com (my favorite healthy dessert blog)!  These bars are gluten free, quick, no bake and healthy too!  I gave them a try the other day and highly recommend them if you are a fan of Larabars. Here is the basic recipe with some of my own slight variations: […]

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Gluten Free Gingerbread Muffins

 I love just about anything with ginger in it!  These muffins are super quick and easy and smell oh so good when they are baking! They also make a great gift for your gluten free friends!    Here's the recipe – enjoy!   INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 c. flour (use your favorite gluten free flour-I used Brown […]

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Gluten Free Pancakes

I saw this recipe yesterday on Facebook from (http://www.beyonddiet.com) - they called them 2 Ingredient pancakes. I decided to give them a try this morning! I put the "Two Ingredients" in my vitamix and also added 1 tlbs. of chia seed gel; a few shakes of cinnamon and 1/4 tsp. of vanilla. It made 6 small pancakes (if […]

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Breakfast Blueberry Smoothie

In keeping with the"Fast Food" theme from my post the other day here is one of my favorite "fast food" Smoothies that  I like to make for breakfast.  It doesn't have to take a lot of time to eat well!   Just about everyone love's smoothies.  It's easy to add in some "stuff" kids might […]

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Fruit & Oatmeal Smoothie

(for one person – put in blender in order listed) ½ cup whole rolled oats 1 tlbs flax seed ½ tsp of turbinado sugar, or honey (optional) ½ banana ½ cup of your favorite fruit OR ½ cup of two different kinds of fruit (preferably frozen) 1 cup rice milk (regular or vanilla)   Blend […]

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APPLE & OATS BREAKFAST BARS

2 cups rolled oats 1 cup raisins or chopped dates 1 or more cups unsweetened coconut 2 small apples, chopped, or 1 jar of applesauce 2 or more cups milk 1 cup chopped almonds (or other nuts)Optional seasonings such as cinnamon or apple pie spices Measurements may vary depending on size of pan. In an […]

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Healthy Breakfast Bar

1/2 cup orange juice1/4 cup + 2 tbs honey1/4 cup turbinado or sucanat1/4 cup + 2 tbs smooth peanut butter9 oz bran flakes1/2 cup + 2 tbs raisins12 dried apricot halves, coarsely chopped8 large pitted prunes, coarsely chopped In small saucepan, combine orange juice, honey &turbinado. Heat, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves.Stir in peanut butter. Remove […]

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Chunky Apple Oatmeal Pancakes

3/4 cup whole wheat flour 1/8 cup oats 2 tablespoons oat bran 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup raisins 1/2 cup chopped apple 1 cup apple juice Combine dry ingredients. Add raisins and apple. Gentlystir in juice until dry ingredients are completelymoistened. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a […]

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APPLE WALDORF SMOOTHIE

2 large organic Apples1 stalk organic Celery1/3 cup unsweetened Coconut1/4 cup organic Raisins1/8 cup Walnuts (Preferable soaked overnight)1 teaspoon Cinnamon1 tablespoon ground Flax Seed1 cup distilled Water Core and cut apples, chop celery and place in a blender. Add water, then remaining ingredients, and blend until smooth. ENJOY!

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Healthy Blueberry Muffins

1 cup whole wheat pastry flour1 cup white whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons baking powder1/8 teaspoon sea salt½ cup unsweetened applesauce½ cup agave nectar½ cup soy or rice milk 1 teaspoon vanilla1 teaspoon lemon juice1 tablespoon egg replacer mixed in ¼ cup warm water1 cup blueberries Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix dry ingredients together […]

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