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Category: Breakfast

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Date Caramel, Pear & Pecan Pancakes

Ingredients 1 cup Bob’s Red Mill Organic Whole Wheat Pastry Flour or Organic, Unbleached All-Purpose Flour 1 tablespoon Baking Powder ¼ teaspoon Sea Salt 1 cup Almond milk or Milk/Alternative of choice 2 tablespoons melted Coconut Oil or Olive Oil 2 tablespoons Honey or Sweetener of choice 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract ⅓ cup Finely Chopped, Ripe Pear ⅓ cup Chopped Pecans More oil … Read More Date Caramel, Pear & Pecan Pancakes

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Toasted Peanut Butter & Banana Sandwich with Honey

This one is so ridiculously easy that its less of a recipe and more of a serving suggestion.  Still, these kids tore these up (even my niece who claims to not like bananas).  Feel free to add your own little twist to spunk these up even more to your liking!  A few chopped dates?  Go for it!  A sprinkling of goji berries?  Rock on!  … Read More Toasted Peanut Butter & Banana Sandwich with Honey

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Cinnamon Apple Steel Cut Oats

{Crock Pot & Stove Top Method Below} Ingredients 1 Cup Steel Cut Oats 2 ½ -3 Cups Water 1 Cup Almond Milk 2-3 tsp Cinnamon Pinch of Salt 2 cups Chopped Apples ¼-½ Cup Maple, Honey, or other sweetener of choice, reserved 1 Tbsp Coconut Oil (optional if preparing via stove-top method) Crock Pot Instructions The night before, place all ingredients except maple a … Read More Cinnamon Apple Steel Cut Oats

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This & That Fruit Flats

Breakfast, snacks, treats…  whatever.  It’s all the same with these. Ingredients Apples, Pears, and/or Bananas Peanut Butter or Nut Butter of choice Raisins, Craisins, chopped Dates, and/or any other choice dried fruits Hemp Hearts, optional Instructions Slice apples and/or pears into 1/4” thick slices or to desired thickness.  I like to do this holding the fruit sideways, lessening the waste.  Alternatively, if you’re going … Read More This & That Fruit Flats

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Brainy Bunch Breakfast Bars

Serves 9.  Get it?  Brady Bunch-Brainy Bunch; 9 key characters-9 ingredients & serves 9…  Stinkin’ ingenious, I know!  Each of the ingredients in this recipe are known for their benefits in boosting brain function.  Healthy fats, amino acids, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, especially those B vitamins!  Great for school-bound kiddos! Ingredients 1 cup Pumpkin Seeds, coarsely chopped 1 cup Walnuts, coarsely chopped ½ cup … Read More Brainy Bunch Breakfast Bars

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Mixed Berries with Honey Cream Sauce

This recipe is so easy and the cream  adds such a delicious, creamy touch to most any fruit or breakfast dish. Ingredients 2-4 cups Assorted Mixed Berries OR a 50/50 blend of Strawberries & Blueberries For the Cream: 3/4 cup Cashews 2 tbsp Honey 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp Water Instructions Blend all cream ingredients until very smooth.  Pour over fresh fruit and enjoy.

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Upgraded Southern-Style Biscuits

While the flavor and texture are very Southern but the nutritional profile has been totally upgraded in these delicious homemade biscuits. My Favorite thing to cook biscuits in is my cast iron skillet.  Maybe its memories of Mammaw whipping up fresh batches for the grandkids or the fact that it lends a crisp perfection to the outer crumb; either way, who doesn’t love a … Read More Upgraded Southern-Style Biscuits

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Pumpkin & Spice Biscuits

Add a little harvest season to breakfast with these simple spiced biscuits. Using a hot cast-iron skillet is just the ticket for getting those perfectly crisped biscuits. Normally biscuits aren’t what you’d consider a “health food” but these have had several upgrades that give them much to offer amongst a wholesome breakfast spread. Ingredients 2 Cups Whole Wheat Pastry Flour or Organic Unbleached All-Purpose … Read More Pumpkin & Spice Biscuits

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Raw Coconut Yogurt

Yes, this really is SO MUCH better than the classic made with cow’s milk.   This NEVER hangs around long, for sure! Makes approx. 1-1½ cups.  Ingredients 2 Young Coconuts, meat (should yield approx. 2-2 ½ cups), water reserved 2 tbsp + 2 tsp Fresh Lemon Juice 1 tsp Powdered Probiotics (I used Baby’s Jarro-Dophilus) Instructions In a good mini-blender or high-speed blender, combine coconut … Read More Raw Coconut Yogurt

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Power Plant Pumpkin Spiced Muffins

To be perfectly fair, I didn’t intend to make these but then this dear daughter of mine requested we spend this Saturday putting up Fall decorations. Waking up way earlier than I intended to, I thought the kids would enjoy waking to fresh, homemade muffins but me, being the health food freak that I am could not settle for just any ole muffin. So, … Read More Power Plant Pumpkin Spiced Muffins