Tag: healthy 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: Cashew French Toast!

If I could start each day with a heaping plate of French toast I would. There’s something about biting into a thick slice of savory bread with that decadent crunch, each slice coated with all sorts of goodness, that just makes winter suddenly better. While traditional French toast uses eggs, this recipe is completely vegan... Read more »

Healthy Pancakes 3 Ways!

Who doesn’t love pancakes? Spoiled by my mother’s own cinnamon buttermilk pancakes as a child, I have since been searching for healthy recipes that taste just as good as the real thing. By switching the milk, flour and buttermilk for healthier versions, you can slash calories and fat without sacrificing taste or flavor. Instead of... Read more »

Warm Holiday Breakfast: Soy Nog Bulgur!

When you are in the mood for something warm and decadent in the morning, but you don’t feel like oatmeal or cereal, opt for this filling breakfast instead. Bulgur, which is made from precooked wheat berries, has more fiber and nutrients than rice and is low on the glycemic food index. Often used in savory... Read more »

Top 5 Frozen Waffles!

On the days you don’t want oatmeal or a healthy cereal, and egg whites just aren’t enough, indulge in vegan waffles. Though many of them do have a higher salt content (around 350 mg to 400 mg per two waffles), you can purchase them wheat and gluten free and top them with almond butter, blueberries... Read more »

Healthy Breakfast Cookies!

cook•ie noun 1 a small sweet cake, typically round, flat, and crisp.  Who doesn’t love cookies? What if you could eat cookies for breakfast? One of the biggest complaints I hear in regards to eating involves breakfast. “I don’t like it.” “I don’t have time.” “I need something portable.” These portable, nutritionally packed cookies have... Read more »

What's For Breakfast: Healthy Gingerbread Pancakes!

As the temperature continues to drop, who doesn’t want a bit of the holidays before the holidays? One of my favorite scents as a child was fresh baked gingerbread. As an adult, I enjoy fresh ginger in savory dishes or in tea, as ginger combats a host of illnesses, including nausea.  Since gingerbread and other... Read more »

What's For Breakfast: Egg-White French Toast!

The best french toast I’ve ever had was not healthy and it wasn’t made with egg whites. It was croissant french toast, doused in powdered sugar. The batter literally melted in your mouth, bringing a crisp outer layer with your first bite to the absolute warm, buttery perfection that awaited in the center. Needless to... Read more »

A Week's Worth Of Breakfasts

It’s been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s vital to jump start your metabolism, as  when you sleep, your body fasts for 6-8 hours and needs fuel within an hour of waking (especially if you are going to lift weights in the morning). Breakfast sets the tone for the... Read more »