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

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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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Sweet Potato Burritos with Black Beans and Green Chilies

This is a great dish that’s filling and I love sweet potatoes with black beans. The diced green chilies give this a little heat. I also love to add scrambled eggs for breakfast burritos in the morning. It’s  also a great vegetarian and vegan friendly option that everyone can enjoy. Yield: 2 servings  Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato 1 can black beans 2 large tortillas … Continue reading Sweet Potato Burritos with Black Beans and Green Chilies

Rosemary Roasted Chicken Thighs

I love roasting chicken in the oven. Using chicken thighs is a budget friendly option and this recipe is little prep so you’ll have a meal ready to go in no time. Its lightly seasoned with salted butter, rosemary and a touch of paprika. Toss some veggies in the oven with a little oil, garlic, and pepper and roast in the oven while the chicken … Continue reading Rosemary Roasted Chicken Thighs

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Rosemary, Parsley, and Basil Hummus

Creamy chickpeas blended with rosemary, parsley, and fresh basil. I love hummus and this one is one of my favorites!  Yield: 2 cups of hummus For the Hummus: 1 can chickpeas; drained and rinsed 1/2 cup fresh parsley 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves 1/2 tsp. rosemary 1/2 a lemon; juiced salt; to taste olive oil, to taste; add as needed  Preparation: For the hummus:  Wash and pat … Continue reading Rosemary, Parsley, and Basil Hummus

Zucchini and Squash Noodles with Sun- dried Tomatoes and Fresh Basil

Zoodles are so fun to make! It’s a great way to get more veggies into your diet and so delicious and ready in minutes! This dish is whipped up with sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil in a simple sauce of olive oil and a little butter. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 zucchini 1 squash 6 sun-dried tomatoes 1 tbsp. butter 3 tbsp. olive oil fresh … Continue reading Zucchini and Squash Noodles with Sun- dried Tomatoes and Fresh Basil

Sauteed Kale with Shredded Coconut and Pecans

Kale is such a fantastic green loaded with healthy benefits. The shredded coconut gives this salad a light sweetness, and the pecans lend a nice texture and crunch. Lightly sauteed the flavors meld,and smell delicious when cooking. This is my go to when I want a light lunch or dinner I’ll toss in some canned tuna for extra protein. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 tbsp. … Continue reading Sauteed Kale with Shredded Coconut and Pecans