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Whole Wheat Pancakes with Cinnamon and Flax-Seed

I love making pancakes in the morning, on weekends, or even for a quick dinner. The mix of whole wheat flour and rye flour makes these healthy, and filling. I like to make a batch of these and portion them out to freeze so I can have them at the ready when my craving hits. These pancakes are a great go to; to start the … Continue reading Whole Wheat Pancakes with Cinnamon and Flax-Seed

Smoothie Bowl with Blueberry, Banana, Coconut, and Cashews

Smoothie bowls are an excellent way to start the day! Fresh blueberries, creamy bananas and Greek yogurt with a touch of cinnamon. Topped with flax-seeds, oats, cashews, and shredded coconut. This smoothie bowl is my new go to breakfast go to! Yield: 1 bowl Ingredients: ½ cup plain Greek yogurt 1 scoop vanilla protein powder ½ banana ¼ cup blueberries 1/2 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp … Continue reading Smoothie Bowl with Blueberry, Banana, Coconut, and Cashews

Sauteed Vegetables over Lentils with Teriyaki Sauce

I love teriyaki sauce, and dressing it over fresh vegetables is so delicious. Making it yourself is easy, and this recipe is ready in less than 30 minutes! Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 cup broccoli 1 red pepper ½ red onion ¼ cup brown sugar, packed 2-3 tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce 2 tbsp. canola or olive oil 2 cups lentils Preparation:  Wash all the produce. … Continue reading Sauteed Vegetables over Lentils with Teriyaki Sauce

Andouille Sausage with Okra Rice

Simple quality ingredients lead to big flavor.  One of my favorites to make for friends and family. Andouille sausage and okra are a great combination, paired with rice its filling, hearty, and makes great leftovers. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 1 package andouille sausage (pre-cooked turkey or pork); sliced thin 1 cup rice (white, brown, wild, any kind you like) 1 cup okra (fresh, frozen, or … Continue reading Andouille Sausage with Okra Rice

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Overnight Oatmeal with Fresh Cherries, Coconut, and Cinnamon

Cherries, coconut flakes and a touch of cinnamon, this is one of my favorites to make. It just takes a few minutes to prepare the night before and in the morning, you’re ready to start the day with a filling healthy breakfast!  Yield:  1 serving Ingredients: ¼ cup whole rolled oats 2 tbsp. golden raisins ½ tbsp. ground flax-seed ¼ tsp. cinnamon 1 tbsp. unsweetened coconut … Continue reading Overnight Oatmeal with Fresh Cherries, Coconut, and Cinnamon

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Tomato and Avocado Egg Scramble

This morning scramble is fast and so lovely. Scrambled eggs with fresh tomatoes and creamy avocado. It’s perfect and so simple. This is one of my favorite recipes to make on the weekends. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 4 eggs 1 roma tomato, or small tomato, diced small 1 avocado, cut into thin slices 2 tbsp. olive oil 1/8 tsp.  pepper 1/8 tsp.  sweet paprika 1/8 … Continue reading Tomato and Avocado Egg Scramble

Gloria’s Lentil Bolognese with Spaghetti

Growing up my Mom would make spaghetti once a week. It was always my favorite. I’d always help her stir the sauce. The smell of sweet tomatoes and pasta always takes me back to those memories with her. She worked hard, and always made dinner for us; myself, my brother, and my father.  We never had much money, and to me that never mattered. It … Continue reading Gloria’s Lentil Bolognese with Spaghetti