Breakfast & Brunch

Mediterranean Style Egg and Cheese

| Pin this Recipe Smoky halloumi, fragrant roasted tomatoes, creamy avocado, and poached eggs top whole grain sourdough bread in this Mediterranean style egg and cheese sandwich. Breakfast for dinner is one of my favorite meal categories. When I was growing up, eggs or pancakes showed up on the dinner table at least once a week. I never thought anything strange…

Healthy Breakfasts to Get Out the Door in the Morning

Pin this Post Instead of skipping breakfast, give your kids one of these healthy breakfasts to get out the door on rushed mornings – no recipes needed! This post was sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and as always all opinions are my own. This page also contains affiliate links. See…

Pumpkin Spice Baked Oatmeal with Pecans & Raisins

| Pin the Recipe Forget about the PSL! A piece of this pumpkin spice baked oatmeal with pecans and raisins is all you need to start the morning this fall! It’s October and that means all things pumpkin are here! Pumpkin picking, pumpkin bread, pumpkin pancakes, and of course the infamous PSL (not up on the lingo? That’s the Pumpkin…

Savory Oatmeal Breakfast Bowl with Spinach, Mushrooms, and Fried Egg

Get a serving of vegetables and protein at breakfast with this umami-rich savory oatmeal breakfast bowl with spinach, mushrooms, and fried egg. | Pin the Recipe Oats are a staple ingredient in my pantry all year long. Some people don’t like hot breakfasts during the summer months, but I don’t mind. I love the warm, comforting, and satiating feeling I…

Rhubarb Ginger Lemon Muffins {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free}

These Rhubarb Ginger Lemon Muffins are the perfect balance of tart and sweet and a delicious addition to a spring brunch!  | Pin the Recipe I am so happy that spring is here and that my favorite spring fruits and vegetables are making their way into supermarkets near me. The strawberries are finally flavorful, the asparagus are crisp and bright green as…

Strawberry Kefir Smoothie

| Pin this Recipe This bright and creamy Strawberry Kefir Smoothie is filled with good-for-your-gut probiotics and is a quick and easy breakfast or snack that will satisfy your tastebuds. This recipe originally appeared in the February 2017 issue of Today’s Dietitian Magazine. I was compensated for writing the original article, “Probiotic-Rich Kefir,” and developing the recipe, but I was…

Health Benefits of Cocoa + Whole Grain Double Chocolate Muffins

Learn about the health benefits of cocoa and how to add more to your diet, starting with a recipe for Whole Grain Double Chocolate Muffins!   | Pin the Recipe Valentine’s Day always stirs up visions of flowers, candy, and most importantly, lots of chocolate! While you may think that all of those chocolate kisses (or these chocolate peanut butter…

Make-Ahead, Freezer-Friendly Veggie Egg Muffins

| Pin this Recipe Veggie Egg Muffins are a make-ahead, freezer-friendly recipe perfect for breakfast on rushed mornings and your children’s lunchbox. Easy, healthy, and totally customizable to your family’s preferences! Egg muffins, egg cups, mini egg frittatas — whatever you call them they are a nutritious and delicious breakfast or lunch choice. While you can find a lot of…

Baked Apple French Toast

| Pin this Recipe Enjoy the fruits of your apple-picking labor with this Baked Apple French Toast – a delicious weekend breakfast the whole family will enjoy! I was compensated for writing the original article, “Apples,” and developing the recipe found in the October 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on…

Healthier Pumpkin Pancakes

This fall, wake up to a stack of these healthier pumpkin pancakes made with whole grains, aromatic spices, honey, and 100% pure pumpkin puree.  What would autumn be without all things pumpkin?! Now that fall is officially here, it’s time to start cooking and baking with all the winter squash I can get my hands on. Hopefully there won’t be…

Peaches and Cream Overnight Oats

| Pin the Recipe Maple-roasted peaches top creamy kefir-soaked overnight oats in this easy make-ahead breakfast perfect for rushed mornings and back-to-school.  This post is sponsored by The Quaker Oats Company. I was compensated for my time and received some of the ingredients included in this recipe. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I have something to confess that…