Posts Tagged: “Breakfast”

  • Use up leftovers to create this delicious make-ahead Banana Pecan Baked French Toast.

    Banana Pecan Baked French Toast {Freezer Meal}

    What do you do with a freezer bag full of leftover bread heels in the freezer, overripe bananas, and even some butternut squash puree? (Don’t cast a skeptical eye at the squash…just look at all the ways you can use it to sneak in extra nutrition.) Well, in our house, you make

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  • Egg-in-a-Hole: A Classic Breakfast Idea

    There are quite a few reasons this mama loves a good ‘ol egg-in-a-hole for breakfast. First of all, it’s quick and easy to make. A must for weekday mornings. It’s cheap. All you need is eggs, butter and bread. It’s got protein. I find it hard to get healthy protein in

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  • Spinach and Bacon Quiche {Freezer Meal}

    This freezer friendly spinach and bacon quiche recipe has been circulating in my home for quite a while now. You guys, it is SO good. I wish I could say it was healthy but I can assure you it wouldn’t be on the weight watchers website. However, with the exception of

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  • Caramelized Banana Oat Muffins {Freezer Meal}

    I love making muffins. Maybe it’s because my figure somewhat represents one at the current time (i.e. 7.5 months pregnant) but for some reason I’ve been wanting muffins in the morning–and afternoon. OK maybe I had 2 for dinner the night as well. No regrets either. Call me a muffin

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  • Zucchini Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies

    Zucchini Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies {Freezer Meal}

    Zucchini for breakfast!? Yep. And bananas, oats, and nut butter, too. All in one transportable, super nutritious, tasty COOKIE. My kids fight over these things, friends. In fact, I usually double this recipe and freeze more for future breakfasts, snacks, and even lunch box treats. If the zucchini scares you

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  • Whole Wheat Waffles

    Whole Wheat Waffles–Real Food Version of Eggo! {Freezer Meal}

    If you follow our blog at all, you know our families love them some breakfast. We’ve got so many pancakes, waffles, French Toast, egg, and oatmeal recipes on our Breakfast Recipe Index page. So why another waffle recipe when we have Double Chocolate Zucchini Waffles or Pumpkin Protein Waffles right

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  • Make these homemade instant oatmeal packs ahead of time to enjoy a healthy and quick breakfast. Perfect for busy school mornings!

    Homemade Instant Oatmeal Packets (Personalized for Everyone!)

    My mom called me one day. “Rachel, I have this great idea for me and your family, and I think you could blog about it!” Friends, it’s time to confess. This blog really is a family affair. Here’s the break-down in case you’re interested: Husband = taste-tester, listener, encourager, editor,

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  • Flourless Banana Muffin Recipe

    Flourless Banana Muffins (Gluten-Free Recipe) {Freezer Meal}

    Warning: This post may introduce you to some ingredients that you don’t recognize. But, let me assure you that it’s worth giving these Flourless Banana Muffins a shot because they are absolutely moist and delicious! Plus, Flourless Banana Muffins are thrown together in the blender in no time, which means

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  • Whole Wheat Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins {Freezer Meal}

    These healthy, whole wheat banana chocolate chip muffins are YUMMO. Seriously. Don’t let the whole wheat factor make you think they are going to be compromised. The mini chocolate chips will take care of your taste buds while the other parts of your body will be thanking you for the

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    The No-Fail Way to Cook Bacon

    For years I tried to cook bacon either in a frying pan or the microwave. What a holy greasy mess! But, I learned a well-known secret a while back. I promise you’ll have perfect bacon every time without the clean up! This oven method makes prepping favorites like Southwest Chicken

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  • Delicious and healthy! Make this baked oatmeal ahead of time for a warm and comforting breakfast the whole family will love. Double and freeze an extra one for later, too. #freezermeal #realfood

    Peanut Butter and Banana Baked Oatmeal {Freezer Meal}

      After discovering how life-changing (well, close) Brownie Baked Oatmeal can be, I knew I had to try other forms of this make ahead oatmeal breakfast. Peanut Butter and Banana Baked Oatmeal did not disappoint. The first time I made this, I prepared it the night before, popped it in

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  • Apple cinnamon french toast recipe

    Apple Cinnamon French Toast {Freezer Meal}

    Who doesn’t love french toast? It uses up leftovers, is a taste bud favorite, and is an easy way to incorporate fruits and vegetables into your family’s diet. (Just check out how I used sweet potatoes in this one and pumpkin in this one.) Plus, what says fall more than

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  • Coconutty Granola with Dried Fruit

    If you’ve been around here for a while, you know that Polly already has a Homemade Granola recipe that she claims is the best. Now, I haven’t personally made it yet, but I’m going to claim that Mark Bittman’s granola recipe–what I’m dubbing Coconutty Granola with Dried Fruit–will easily rival

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  • The Green Pineapple Smoothie

    If you love super-bright, refreshing, tropical flavors, this one is absolutely made with you in mind. With juicy pineapple, tart lime, and a few sprigs of fresh mint, there’s far more summer sunshine in this glass than the spinach-green color lets on. I love the sweet, slightly nutty flavor of

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  • Summer Peach Smoothie

    Instead of making pie of those leftover peaches—the ones so soft and ripe they make your kitchen smell like an orchard as they go about collapsing under their own weight—try this spiced late-summer smoothie instead. The flax seeds add a toasty, nutty background—and vegetarian omega-3s—to this peaches ‘n almond cream-style

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  • Whole Grain Pumpkin Banana Nut Bread {Freezer Meal}

    Made with whole grain flour, a touch of flax seed, vitamin rich pumpkin, walnuts and banana, this moist bread was a hit with all ages of my family (including a picky toddler!). It’s a tasty bread that can be served as breakfast but also as an afternoon snack.  Healthy Pumpkin

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  • Strawberry Pina Colada Smoothie Recipe

    Strawberry Pina Colada Smoothie Recipe: A Taste of Summer

    After a beautiful week with tons of snow, I’ve had my fill of winter. Our family is officially ready for summer. But since we have to wait a few more months, I thought, “Why not bring a little summer to us?” That’s what inspired this family-friendly strawberry pina colada recipe

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  • Zucchini Flaxseed Muffins {Freezer Meal}

    I’ve made these Zucchini Flaxseed Muffins more times than I can count. Not only are they moist and totally yummy, but they are a great way to include some sneaky nutrition into a kid-favorite. I almost always make two batches, freeze one for later, and then ration them out for

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  • healthy chocolate coconut cookies

    Healthy Chocolate Coconut Cookies

    When I ran across these Vegan Chocolate Cookies on Pinterest, I was intrigued. They got great reviews on the Weight Watchers site and Pinterest.  But, I knew I could make them much healthier and still taste good to my kiddos. That’s how my healthy Chocolate Coconut Cookies recipe was born.

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