Tag Archive: Breakfast

Sep 23

Real Food Breakfast Ideas Beyond Eggs

It’s easy to quickly come up with dozens of paleo, real food breakfast ideas, but when asked to list 10 clean breakfast options sans eggs, it can take some thought. Indeed I got creative hence I want to suggest meals that are higher in protein, which is my bottom-line recommendation for anyone to start off …

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Dec 14

Recipe/Meal Idea: Christmas Brunch

I love cooking and my family loves it too. This year, I am in charge on brunch Christmas morning. What do I have up my sleeve? A meal that is savory, protein and nutrient-rich and satisfying. Happy Holidays! Sun Dried Tomato, Mushroom, Spinach Basil Crustless Quiche  Ingredients 12 organic eggs (pasture-raised preferred) 2 small cartons …

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Nov 03

Recipe: Sweet Potato & Asparagus Eggbake

Since I had Declan I have embraced the challenge of eating a healthy, protein-rich breakfast while trying to mend a waking, hungry baby. What’s my solution? I make some sort of vegetable-based eggbake on the weekend so I am ready to slice, reheat and eat each weekday. Use this recipe for inspiration – I change up the …

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Jul 31

Snack Idea – Soaked Chia Seeds

Oh the many ways to enjoy this nutritious food. Have you ever tried them? If so, how? Lately, I have been soaking 1 tablespoon of chia seeds in 1/3-1/2 cup of almond milk, coconut milk or water (certainly make more if you want this to be your sole snack or meal, as I usually use …

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May 19

Smoothies!

If you have never tried a green smoothie, this recipe will be a good one to start with. Enjoy the flavor and more so, enjoy the health benefits. Use organic ingredients whenever possible. 2 large handfuls spinach leaves (2-3 cups) 3-4 large romaine lettuce leaves 1/2 avocado, peeled and pitted 1/2-1/3 peeled banana, you can …

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Feb 26

Nutrient-Dense, High Protein Breakfast Options

We all know plain scrambled eggs can do the job, but they get old. Here are a few thought starters to changing things up with your morning routine: Cupcakes Starting with my personal favorite – protein cupcakes. And don’t let the wording confuse you. These cupcakes are not sweet, nor would you find them at …

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Aug 04

5 Ways to Enjoy Pumpkin

If you have been following my tweets you may well know my recent love for pumpkin. It. Is.Amazing. Certainly satisfies any taste and easy on the blood sugars. A few ideas for pumpkin include: 1.Pumpkin Soup  – First peel an pumpkin, cube and then roast in the oven. Once tender blend together ingredients such as cinnamon, nutmeg, coconut milk, …

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Jul 12

Food4Thought: Nitrates

At a girls breakfast the other weekend, I was telling one of my friends (who also avoids grains, dairy and legumes) about some awesome bacon I found at the market. We both seek out bacon sourced from free-range pork, but this recent find of mine was free-range and nitrate free (I tastes AMAZING).  After gushing over …

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Jan 20

What? That is Breakfast?

Have you ever put strawberries in an omelette? Have you ever put fruit in your eggs? I know, I know. Sometimes I surprise myself with what I eat… This morning and for the past week or so, I have come up with something pretty creative in the kitchen. Anyone willing to give it a try? …

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May 14

Paleo Pancakes

This morning I woke with a craving for something other than my normal breakfast, 2 poached eggs with steamed veggies of some sort and often a slice of lean bacon, and wanted some pancakes. Yes pancakes! Gluten free, paloe/primal, protein-rich pancakes! Ingredients: 3/4 cup almond meal or coconut flour 4 large eggs 1/8 tsp vanilla …

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