Quick Breakfast

Gluten Free Apple Cinnamon Oats

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It’s officially almost the weekend, well, at least halfway through! On both Saturday and Sunday, I take the time to make a homemade hearty breakfast for my husband and I, giving us both time to catch up and enjoy each others company. I try to make healthier options for us and get creative in the process, which has actually become fun for me!Using fresh ingredients, fruits, vegetables, healthy fats, and proteins are definitely a staple in creating dishes and I’m a huge advocate of incorporating coconut oil into my breakfast items.Coconut oil is a healthy fat that contains medium chain […]

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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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Homemade Blueberry “Pop-Tarts”

pop tart 225x225  Homemade Blueberry “Pop-Tarts”

As a kid, I remember enjoying a pop-tart every once in a while for breakfast. Whether it be a new flavor that came out or traditional blueberry, I loved popping it in the microwave and enjoying the flavor. As I have gotten older, and realized this is not the most nutritious of breakfast foods, I have opted for a healthier verison. Since I have a son now, I still want him to enjoy the foods that I enjoyed, but I want them to be a better option. You can easily make homemade “pop-tarts” at home with only a few ingredients! Ingredients: […]

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