Goji Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes

When you think pancakes, the first thing they remind you of is a healthy diet, right? No? So buttermilk pancakes soaked in butter and maple syrup are delicious but not necessarily an everyday addition to a healthy diet. But pancakes come in all shapes, sizes and flavors which leads me to experimentation. I'm a firm believer that any food can be a part of a healthy diet, especially if you make a few small tweaks to help it along. Did you know that pancakes have been around for at least ... Continue Reading

Eat More: Eggs

Fascinating fact about eggs: the world record for most omelettes made in 30 minutes is 427. I have a ginormous fondness for eggs. I think they are magnificent. My current breakfast kick is eggs + egg whites + 12 grain bread + avocado + fruit. It's been my breakfast kick for oh, 3-4 months now. Here's why. Why You Should Eat Them Eggs are an amazing food, a super-food in their own right. Omelettes, hard-boiled, over-easy, fritatta ... Eggs help you build muscle. In fact, eggs are ... Continue Reading

Mixed Berry Macadamia Nut Oatmeal

Did you know that there is an entire month dedicated to oats? Oatmeal month is not June, it's actually January, but no matter. Last January, enough oats were purchased to make 470 million bowls of oatmeal. That's a lot of oatmeal. Did you also know that there is now a GOLD Power Ranger? It's really not surprising that we buy so much oatmeal. Can a breakfast be anymore comforting  than a big bowl of warm, creamy deliciousness that is an absolute blank slate for adding flavor and color and ... Continue Reading

Banana Nut Protein Oatmeal

As a Fitness Nutrition Specialist, I am constantly talking with clients about the little changes that they can make in on a daily basis that will result in big-time transformation in the long run. There are a few things that I avidly support from day 1 of any plan with any client. Two of those things are: Eating a healthy breakfast. Consuming an adequate amount of protein. Banana Nut Protein-Packed Oatmeal helps you to accomplish both at the same time. Oats actually ... Continue Reading

Flourless Banana Pancakes

Maybe we can sleep in Make you banana pancakes Pretend like it's the weekend now Jack Johnson for the not-so-subtle brunch message win. I'm sure Jack's intention with this song was not to evoke strong, loving feelings of cozy brunches and I'm not positive his goal genre was "Sunday Morning Music". But ironically, brunch and Jack Johnson seem to go hand in hand, much the same way brunch and pancakes do. Flourless Banana Pancakes have the satisfying sweetness and coziness of brunch with ... Continue Reading