Posts tagged "breakfast"

Post Workout Chocolate Power Pudding!

One of the most common questions I get asked is what to eat before and after a workout. Ask this question to anyone, and you will get a wide range of answers.¬†Eat simple carbs! Eat complex carbs! Eat fat! Eat no fat! Eat something small! Eat something substantial! While pre-workout food is very important, what... Read more »

What's For Breakfast: Granola Biscuits!

You had me at biscuits. And granola. Combine the two, and I’ve found my new breakfast for life. The book The Complete Guide To Vegan Substitutions has come to the rescue again. Perusing through, I stumbled upon this glorious concoction and must share it here.  These biscuits manage to be flaky and buttery without actually... Read more »

What's For Breakfast: Organic Butternut Squash Pancakes!

I’ve had sweet potato pancakes, pumpkin pancakes, oatmeal pancakes, gingerbread pancakes… but what about butternut squash pancakes? As this is our new grocery item this week (to make soups, butternut squash fries and now, pancakes), we want to try as many recipes as possible.  Surprisingly filling, these pancakes are dense and delicious. The addition of... Read more »

From Animals to Plants: The Tale of a Recovering Meat Addict

8:11a.m. Sunday. Driving to the Bongo Room to meet a friend for breakfast, I pondered what I might eat. Recently having decided to return to my vegan ways, I realize the limitations I am putting on myself in the great food mecca of Chi-town. Should I break my newfound vow and eat eggs? Should I... Read more »

Oatmeal: Not Just For Breakfast

Everyone knows that oatmeal is the breakfast of champions (and if you don’t, you should). This amazing grain contains fiber, is naturally sugar-free, has omega-3s, iron and is reported to boost immunity while lowering cholesterol. It is best steel-cut, but also comes rolled (which has been processed and takes less time to cook), and then... Read more »