easy breakfast ideas

Homemade Granola

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Now that summertime is creeping upon us, I have been brainstorming ideas of easy snacks and breakfast items that are simple to make and not time consuming. Granola has always been a favorite of mine, but buying boxes at a time can really start to add up cost wise. To help solve my granola dilemma, I decided to create a recipe of my own to make from scratch. I can’t begin to explain how much fun this was and not to mention, super easy! I love the fact that you can literally put in any of your favorite nuts or […]

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Apple Stuffed French Toast

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  I hope that everyone had a great Thanksgiving! With Black Friday finally here, I decided to whip up a hearty meal of French toast to fuel me for my shopping adventures. Instead of sticking to the original plain French toast, I got creative and stuffed it with baked apples – YUM! I used coconut oil in this recipe to make the baked apples and for lightly frying my bread. Both ways are a healthy alternative to butter and not to mention, you get an added boost of energy from the medium chain triglycerides that are found in coconut oil. […]

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Heart Healthy Overnight Oatmeal

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Mornings are so rushed, I have no time to actually make breakfast. Usually, I scramble something quickly together as I’m putting on my last shoe and running out the door. What I’ve found, when I’m up to it, is setting something aside to grab and go works for my morning routine. To be honest, I’d rather be running behind with a breakfast packed than skip it all together. I love oatmeal because it is really good for for your heart and cholesterol. In an effort to make this even better for my ticker, I added in two ingredients: pomegranates and […]

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