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Caramel Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino! A great way to start the day!

I have little time in the mornings to sit and eat breakfast.  I do have time for coffee as I drive into work.  And I do love dessert…..  This Caramel Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino fits the bill for breakfast on the go!  It is delicious and much healthier that a store bought frappuccino because you control […]

A perfect breakfast in the Fall! Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes!

We love pumpkin pancakes!  To be honest we love just about anything pumpkin!  I usually purchase Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Pancake Mix but because I have not made a recent Trader Joe’s run, I needed to make my own recipe.  Not having regular flour in the house I decided to make gluten free pancakes. I used […]

Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats: It really does taste like pumpkin pie! It is clean, health and easy to make!

I was really hesitant of trying overnight oats… Cold oatmeal did not sound appetizing. When I finally tried them I was pleasantly surprised! They are more like a pudding than oatmeal and the combinations are endless! I love trying new combinations of fruits and flavorings! Black Forest and blueberry peach are among my favorites. Overnight […]

Gluten Free Zucchini Pineapple Bread! So good no one will notice it is gluten free!

Summertime!  That means fresh vegetables! That also means an abundance of zucchini!  Luckily this vegetable is one of our favorites.  It is so versatile.  You can steam it, bake it, roast it, grill it, fry it, use it in place of noodles, eat it raw in salads or with dip and bake with it!  Our […]

Oatmeal Bowls: Quick and easy prep! Healthy too!

Winter means chilly mornings! I love my Shakeology for breakfast but there are days when something quick and warm for breakfast or a mid morning snack is in order. Something that will, as my mother used to say, will stick to your ribs. For me that is oatmeal. A steamy, fruity, slightly sweet bowl of […]

Skillet Pumpkin Granola: Quick, easy and yummy! You control the ingredients!

I love granola! And it is pumpkin season so why not make pumpkin granola! I love to layer granola in yogurt parfaits or even eat it by itself.  My granddaughter Kate, a picky one year old, will eat granola by the bowl! The issue with store bought granola is that it is often high in sugar […]

Who says you can't eat pancakes on a healthy food plan?

Blueberry Pancakes….Comfort food, happy, warm and cozy! That is what I think when I think of pancakes! Not to mention thoughts of a lazy Sunday morning, bacon sizzling and coffee brewing… I am drooling already.   Another favorite of mine is pumpkin. (I love everything pumpkin) So why not combine the two? And make them […]

Grilled Pineapple and Coconut French Toast: Breakfast for Dinner

I am usually perfectly happy running out the door every morning with my Shakeology in hand but sometimes a bacon, eggs, pancake and French toast kind of breakfast calls my nameā€¦  I love the smell of bacon cooking and coffee brewing.  There are days when I do yearn for a good old fashioned hearty breakfast. […]