Category Archives: Breakfast

Sweeten and flavor your own yogurt…for more nutrition and frugality!

                          Sprinkle it on top       or            mix it in! 🙂 Here’s a little tip for today! Buy or Make Plain Yogurt (stay tuned for a recipe soon about how to make your own) and sprinkle it with fruit. Mix it in or just eat it as is. You can also add a little honey …

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Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

I love pumpkin chocolate chip muffins! My mom used to make these a lot but I would always feel sick after a few of them…happily, these didn’t make me sick (I think it’s got something to do with all the sugar and refined oil mom’s had…not that I blame her either—they were sure yummy!) Anyway, …

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Recipe Review: Sweet Morning Potatoes

This dish was so tasty! (And a yummy change from my normal oatmeal breakfast routine. I loved this recipe and it left me wishing I had more leftover sweet potatoes and brown rice. This recipe is also very frugal and filling. I loved it! :)       I am going to quote Amy’s recipe here (but go …

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Strawberry/Blueberry Muffin Love

I love muffins! My mom made them a lot growing up (one of the many signs of her love for us)  and I remember eating the meal (even if I didn’t like it) just so I could have a second muffin! 🙂 This recipe is a slightly altered version of my mom’s homemade blueberry muffins. …

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Chocolate Crepes with Chocolate Sauce and Strawberries

Just pretend I posted these for Valentine’s Day ok? This is what I had intended too….shhh…I’m a little behind….. 🙂 Whether for Valentine’s Day or for any occasion, especially those special ones….this makes a delightful breakfast or dessert.  Top with whip cream if you have it on hand and can eat it. 🙂 Besides, this …

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Naturally Sweet Double Berry Oatmeal

  You will notice the oatmeal looks a little purplish-almost gray especially compared to the background—-but don’t fear! It’s because of how it’s made.   I discovered that I left a mug of herbal raspberry tea out and decided to experiment with using that instead of water in my oatmeal. I also added some strawberries. …

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Mom’s Applesauce Muffins

I LOVE my mom’s applesauce muffins. And after hearing from Celiac teen, how she has been making recipes to fit her celiac diet from those from pre-celiac days, I have been doing some of my own experimenting. 🙂 So, here’s what I came up with. Also, it is has less sugar and no oil versus …

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Chewy Breakfast Muffin Cookies

I haven’t done much cooking or experimenting lately as I am visiting some family and do not have a lot on hand. However, today, I had some leftover oatmeal to use up and didn’t want to eat oatmeal…again. 🙂 So, I wondered, could I make oatmeal cookies with leftover oatmeal for breakfast (I mean, healthy …

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Recipe Review #4: Gluten-Free Whole Grain Waffles

I was in the mood for waffles. Real, hearty, whole grain waffles, like the whole wheat ones my mother used to make. I found this recipe on The Whole Life Nutrition Kitchen Site. I love this recipe! So delicious and simple! I tried it with a few alterations to the wet ingredients: I used 6 …

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Healthy and Delicious Low Calorie Breakfast :)

One morning I had about 5-10 minutes before I needed to leave for work when I realized I didn’t have anything prepared for breakfast. Oops! So I threw together this quick, easily changeable recipe. Per person: 2-4 egg whites or 1-2 eggs (higher calorie) 1 chopped up tomato 1/2 c. left-over or fresh cooked vegetables …

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