Almond Biscotti

Almond Biscotti

There is nothing like saying “Thank you” with a batch of homemade biscotti. I remember when I was younger and a new neighbor would move onto our block. My mom would always bake banana bread or something yummy. We would carry it over to the new neighbor and welcome them. Well, recently I was the fortunate recipient of theses delicious cookies featured today and it made me nostalgic for the old times before we only texted “Thxs” or emailed a […]
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Eggs & Spinach Quiche Cups

Egg Muffins

INGREDIENTS (Makes 6 muffin cups) 1 1/2 cups frozen chopped spinach 6 eggs 3/4 cup low-fat mozzarella, shredded 1/4 cup red bell pepper, chopped 1/4 cup onion, chopped fine 1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper canola or olive oil spray 6 muffin liners   METHOD Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Microwave the spinach on high for 1 minute. Line a muffin tray with baking cups and spray the cups with cooking spray. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs and add the cheese, spinach, bell peppers, onions and […]
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Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Quinoa

INGREDIENTS (Serves 4) 1 cup quinoa (1 cup uncooked quinoa yields about 3 cups cooked!) 2 cups water 2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 small apple, with skin on for fiber and diced 1/4 cup walnuts, finely chopped 1/3 cup golden raisins (feel free to substitue with black raisins or dried cranberries) 1/4 teaspoon salt METHOD Place quinoa in a fine-mesh strainer and rinse it with cold running water…this will help remove any bitter flavors. In a medium pot, bring water and quinoa […]
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Easy Eggs Pre-Thanksgiving

Easy Eggs

Easy cooking and clean up, spinanch and eggs are a great source of iron. If you pair it with orange slices or berries, the vitamin C will help absorb the iron! INGREDIENTS 1 whole grain English muffin 1 organic egg, and an additional egg white ¼ cup frozen chopped spinach Canola oil spray METHOD Toast English muffin. Add the eggs and spinach into a small microwave-safe ramekin (a bowl is fine too), whisk gently. Cook in a microwave on 50% […]
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PB & Fresh Fruit Quesadilla

Pb and fruit quesadilla

With fresh fruits like bananas and strawberries, the dynamic duo—PB&J—just got better! This recipe is so easy to make, is delicious served cold or warm, and makes a perfect dish for breakfast, as a snack or dessert. All you need are tortillas, fresh fruit, peanut butter and maybe some help from the kids!  INGREDIENTS (Makes 2 Servings) 2 Whole-wheat Tortillas 2 tbsp Organic Peanut Butter 1 Banana, thinly sliced 1/2 cup Driscoll’s Strawberries, thinly sliced (Feel free to sub in blueberries too for […]
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Perfect Yogurt Pancakes

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Adapted from Chobani’s Perfect Pancake recipe, this Mom’s swapped in some whole-wheat flour and a touch of flax seeds for a healthful kick! INGREDIENTS (Makes 4 servings) 1/2 cup Chobani Simply 100 Vanilla Greek Yogurt 1/2 c all-purpose flour 3/4 c whole-wheat flour 2 tsp baking powder 4 tbsp flax seeds ¼ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 1 large egg, lightly beaten ¾ c skim milk Nonstick pan spray Driscolls berries and organic honey, for serving   DIRECTIONS 1. In a large bowl […]
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