Daily Archives: March 4 2016


Smoothies

It’s nearly impossible to screw up a smoothie. Throw any combination of milk, fruit, nuts, and other goodies into a blender and presto: You’ve got drinkable meal. Here are a few tips to make your smoothie taste even better: Pour in liquids first and add ice last. Start with the lowest blender speed and work […]

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Blueberries Amaranth Breakfast

Amaranth is high in fiber (21 percent of the daily recommended value per cup), and it’s also a great source of the amino acid lysine and nutrients magnesium, calcium, and squalene a compound that may help prevent cancer. Plus, it’s also a protein powerhouse. Total time: 30 minutes                                                           Yields: 2 servings Ingredients 1/2 cup amaranth, […]


Baked Banana Bread Doughnut

These breakfast treats keep things on the light side, with no processed sugar or white flour, and significantly less fat. The soft, walnut-studded rings are made with whole-wheat flour and baked to perfection—yet they still have the great banana bread flavors.   Total Time:25 minutes                                                       Yields: 10 to 12 Doughnuts or muffins Ingredients Cooking spray […]

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Banana Oat Pancakes

Fantastic alternative to regular old pancakes filled with protein, fibers and vitamins. Total preparation time: 20 minutes                                     Yields: 10 pancakes Ingredients 2 ripe bananas 2 eggs ½ cup rolled oats ½ teaspoon baking powder pinch of salt maple syrup, to serve (optional) fresh fruit of your choice, to serve Directions In a blender, combine the […]


Coconut mango overnight oatmeal

Oatmeal does not get any easier, mix everything up at night, and then take it out of the fridge once you’re ready to go in the morning. Oatmeal is a high-fiber morning meal that’s been shown to help lower blood cholesterol levels, aid with digestion and improve metabolism. Ingredients 1/2 cup rolled oats (or oatmeal as […]

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Quinoa Chocolate Banana Breakfast

Chocolate for breakfast? Raw cocoa mixed with quinoa for essential amino acids and protein, this recipe will keep you satiated till lunch. Now that’s the perfect start to the day!   Preparation time: 25 minutes                                              Yields: 2 bowls Ingredients 1/2 cup quinoa 1 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk, divided 1/2 cup water 1 banana, 1/2 mashed, 1/2 cut […]

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