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Gluten-Free Protein Pancakes

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Pancakes are one of my favorite breakfast items to make and I have been enjoying whipping up various creations over the past few weekends. Since it is important to have a balanced breakfast with protein and complex carbohydrates, I tried adding protein powder into my most recent pancake recipe and this turned out delicious!In addition to protein and carbohydrates, I like to incorporate healthy fats, such as coconut oil, into my breakfast for added nutrition and energy. To reap the natural health benefits of coconut oil, it’s important to remember to choose an unrefined coconut oil.Since I have Celiac Disease, […]

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Gluten-Free Protein French Toast

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Breakfast is one of my favorite meals to make, especially on the weekends when I have time to put into a dish. French toast has always been a go-to recipe and today I decided to go a different route with ingredients. A few changes that I made to the traditional French toast was using coconut oil on the pan instead of butter, almond milk in replacement of regular milk, a protein egg white with flavoring for added sweetness, and gluten-free bread.I love using coconut oil in any of my breakfast dishes for the added healthy fat benefits and with being […]

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Healthy Back to School Breakfast Recipes

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Now that August is almost more than halfway through, kids are going back to school and it’s time to start thinking about one of the most important meals of the day – breakfast. According to Steven Dowshen, MD with HealthyKids.org, “kids and teens who eat breakfast have more energy, do better in school, and eat healthier throughout the day.”Time can be a precious thing in the mornings, which is why we love breakfast meals that can be prepared ahead of time and even kept in the freezer and then defrosted before school. Instead of using butter or oil in the […]

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