Quick Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfast Choices

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One of the most popular questions that I get asked by friends, family and readers is what to have for breakfast that is quick to make and healthy. Plus some variety in breakfast is needed. Eating the same thing can … Continue reading

Avocado Berry Smoothie

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Finally, spring is here. With it come all the brightly colored berries and brilliant green fresh spinach and avocados. All the colors of spring! But avocado in a smoothie! I know when I first mentioned it to my husband; he … Continue reading

Almond Cranberry Granola

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Whenever I go to a farmers market, artisan granola is one of my favorite things to buy. It’s one of those multi-faceted snacks that you can easily use for a snack, a dessert, a topping for Greek yogurt/ice cream, or … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Protein Pancakes

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We all know that it is strongly recommended to eat breakfast, especially with protein to help keep us satiated and to get our metabolism revved up for the day. For these reasons, having a protein-rich breakfast helps with natural weight … Continue reading

Veggie Frittata Cups

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Eggs are a very versatile breakfast option. They can be eaten after simply being boiled, made into delicious omelets, scrambled, or even fried.  Frittatas are another interesting way to have eggs. It is one of the best ways to incorporate … Continue reading

Chickpea flour savory pancakes (Besan pooda)

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One of my favorite breakfast dishes growing up was the Besan poode (also called Chilla). Just like pancakes with syrup are a popular choice for breakfast with kids and adults alike in the West, these savory versions of pancakes are … Continue reading

Mixed Berry-Banana Protein Smoothie

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Usually, for breakfast, I like to have either oatmeal with fruit, or eggs with toast and fruit. But on the days when I’m in a rush or want something cool and refreshing, then I have this protein smoothie. It keeps … Continue reading

Quinoa (Poha) Savory Side Dish

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Poha is a savory side dish that is very popular in India. Traditionally in India it is made with flattened rice flakes called Poha. They come dried in different thicknesses. People have Pohe at breakfast or as a snack during … Continue reading

Organic Steel Cut Oatmeal with Flax

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During the weekdays I like to keep things simple for breakfast. So for at least 2-3 days a week my husband I enjoy this simple dish for breakfast. I usually make it on Sunday evenings and then I’m all set … Continue reading