Banana Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins


Banana bread is one of my favorite things to bake, eat and share with friends; zucchini is also a favorite that has been abundant in farmer’s markets this summer. So, with some extra zucchini and slightly browning bananas on hand, I decided to combine these two for one hopefully yummy experiment, and it worked! This is an easy (and tasty) way to incorporate fruits and veggies into your little one’s day, and your own! Mashing a ripe banana, measuring dry ingredients and mixing are all tasks perfect for getting kids involved in the kitchen!
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Hearty Fruit and Nut Granola

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I'm excited to be sharing another recipe from my book, The Diabetes Comfort Food Diet Book! This is an easy, and tasty granola recipe that you can make ahead for the week, for breakfast, snacks and on-the-go!
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Whole Wheat Banana Muffins

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There's nothing much better for breakfast than a hot fluffy muffin right out of the oven. The only thing that can make it better, is baking them with your children! With Mother’s Day coming this Sunday, we wanted to help you get the day off to a fun start with family time in the kitchen. For a twist, top each muffin with a dried banana chip for that extra special touch. We’re sure that everyone will love these Whole Wheat Banana Muffins.
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Mom’s Pumpkin Pancakes with Dark Chocolate Chips


Every week I whip up a batch of “homemade pancakes” for myself and my oldest son. Everyone loves these pancakes— including my clients who eat many meals with me. Make them Sunday morning and serve hot.
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Avocado Toast

Who doesn’t like toast for breakfast?  There’s toast with butter, toast with peanut butter but how about avocado toast?  We found this delicious recipe from Siggi’s Dairy.  Try this spin on toast – it’s a great way to start your day! Siggi’s Avocado Toast Makes one open face sandwich. Ingredients: 1 slice of whole-grain bread, toasted ½ avocado 3 tablespoons of Siggi’s plain-style yogurt (skyr) 2 oz cherry tomatoes, halved salt and pepper to taste 1 tsp red chili flakes, […]
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Fruity Baked Oatmeal: A breakfast my kids adore!

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Breakfast has long been my kids’ best meal. And by best I mean they tend to have good appetites and rarely reject anything. It’s also the meal with the least variety, which my husband prefers and I do not. I had been wanting to try baked oatmeal for some time, but just never got around to it.
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Pumpkin-Applesauce Muffins

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Serve these Pumpkin Applesauce muffins with a glass of milk or Greek yogurt, and banana or other fruit for a quick breakfast or snack! These are even better the next day, and they’re a super way to jazz up your kids’ palate when you mix-in some fruits and veggies.
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