Coconut Chia Pudding

coconut chia pudding

I know I posted chia pudding earlier this year, but my recipe has advanced leaps and bounds since then.  With only a couple of small changes. #1 Use canned coconut milk.  It is so much richer and more flavorful. #2 Mix in some carton coconut milk or your texture will be too thick. Also… refrigerate overnight for a better flavor blend. When we travel, we love to eat our way through where ever we are. Particularly dinners.  I usually balance...

Smoked Salmon and Asparagus Omelet

smoked salmon and asparagus omelet

When you see “smoked salmon and asparagus omelet,” many of you might have glazed over thinking it’s too gourmet to make quickly in the morning.  Welp, that isn’t true.  I wouldn’t do that to you!  And I don’t have the patience or time to make something overly involved. Let’s prep ingredients.  Once you’re cooking it goes really fast, so you need to have everything ready.  You’ll need a small non-stick pan, rubber spatula, 2 beaten eggs with a teaspoon of...

Peanut Butter and Banana Overnight Oats

peanut butter and banana overnight oats

We’re heading back to school and we all know what our kids need most to start the day off right.  A filling, protein-rich breakfast.  But, the tricky part is finding the time to do that. Well, I’ve got one here served up on a platter (or a jar) for you. The great thing about peanut butter and banana overnight oats is that of course it can be made the night before.  So, during the hustle and bustle of getting out...

Blue Protein Smoothie Bowl

blue protein smoothie bowl

We have smoothies all the time around here, but we rarely have smoothie bowls.  Honestly, it’s just a thicker version of a smoothie dumped into a bowl.  The fun part is you can add tons of toppings.  So, instead of drinking your breakfast through a straw, you can add some crunchy stuff such as homemade granola or make it protein packed with hemp.  With this blue protein smoothie bowl, you can start your day with loads of antioxidants and enough...

Clean Eating Banana Bread

clean eating banana bread

Since summer has flown by for most, or gone way too slowly in our case, we find ourselves already getting ready for school to start.  On school mornings, one of the trickiest things I find between running around looking for shoes and making sure the library book made it in the backpack is…is that we’ve gotta find a way to get a healthy breakfast in the belly.  Banana bread is one of the easiest breakfasts for school mornings and a...

Honey Bear Smoothie

honey bear smoothie

There’s a local smoothie place that makes a fantastic Honey Bear smoothie.  I would swing by and grab one as a quick lunch sometimes.  It. Is. So. Good.  But!  They moved across town.  Darnit. I found a few recipes (apparently Honey Bear smoothies are a thing) and I came up with this one that I swear is better than the one I used to buy for however much. I told myself I wasn’t going to post another smoothie for a...

Perfect Scrambled Eggs

Growing up my parents always made scrambled eggs a bit on the slimy side.  And you know what, that is the way to go if you ask me!  I guess slimy isn’t the best word.  Let’s call it medium rare.  The perfect scrambled eggs.  But, perfect is relative, I guess.  Just like steak, people like their eggs a certain way. You don’t have to eat them “medium-rare”, so I’m not going to guide you that direction, but I will tell...

Blueberry Chia Jam

blueberry chia jam

Those mornings where you feel like something sweet but not too sweet!  I had one of those this morning.  I made some blueberry chia jam and it was ridiculously easy and took about 5 minutes.  For reals! I’ve kinda lost my taste for store bought jam, it’s so loaded with sugar and you can hardly taste the fruit. There’s something so good about homemade jam.  We had a peach tree growing up that would decide to give us fruit every...

Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet Potato Hash

Follow Me! Every time I see a picture of sweet potato hash my mouth waters.  So, this morning, after the family slept in super late, it felt like a brunch day. I found a couple of sweet potatoes, a purple onion, some eggs and yes! We have a meal. Now, for your delicious brunch… Turn your oven to 450 degrees.  Dice your purple onion and 2 sweet potatoes.  Keep the peel on the potatoes and dice to about 1/2 inch cubes. Toss...

Banana Kale Smoothie

Banana Kale Smoothie

Follow Me! Banana kale smoothies have become a staple at our house.  Kale has been the it green for the last few years and for good reason.  It packs twice the vitamin-C as spinach. The problem?  Most people just can’t stomach it.  It’s kinda bitter right?  The best and easiest way to get our leafy greens is in a smoothie.  And we can hide the bitter flavor with other things like bananas. This is my go-to smoothie more than anything else....