Kale And Red Peppers Frittata Cups

Ah the joy of a healthy breakfast! Such a fabulous way to start the day and set yourself up for success. I'm a firm believer that healthy should be fun and flavorful. And these frittata cups are exactly that -- fun, tasty little bundles of wholesome goodness! These kale and red pepper frittata cups are just as fun to make as they are to savor, one scrumptious bite after another. You … [Read more...]

Roasted Vegetables and Sausage Frittata

When it comes to breakfast I love anything with eggs and lots of fresh seasonal vegetables.  A hearty, healthy breakfast will set you up for a success no matter what day it.  This is a simple and delicious recipe that's perfect on a lazy morning and just as nice for a beautiful Sunday brunch with your family or girlfriends. It's also fabulous as a light dinner served with a kale or arugula … [Read more...]

Raspberry Cashew Mousse

Since my daughter announced that she wanted to become a vegan I have been having a lot of fun experimenting with new recipes. I'd always thought of a vegan diet as being pretty restrictive but I'm finding it a lot easier and more rewarding than I had imagined. I am enjoying using nuts, seeds and mountains of fresh fruits and vegetables to come up with delicious meals. Those are ingredients I have … [Read more...]

Mulberry Hazelnut Gluten Free Muesli

One of my favorite cereals growing up was Müesli. I don't remember exactly when I fell in love with this power breakfast but I suspect it was during one of our many family ski trips to Switzerland and Austria.  Müesli is often served as a breakfast cereal which makes sense since it is packed with wholesome nutrition that provided us with all the energy we needed before hitting the slopes for the … [Read more...]

5 Power Breakfast Ideas for Optimum Brain Health

Thanks to United Healthcare for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. I absolutely love breakfast! In fact in many ways it's my favorite meal of the day and I wish mornings weren't so rushed so I could sit down with the girls and savor a fabulous breakfast with them each and every day. But lack of time doesn't mean we skip out on this most important meal.  Taking the time to prepare … [Read more...]

Scrumptious Supergreens Scramble

  When it comes to breakfast I LOVE eggs, especially a scrumptious scramble or omelet loaded with delicious ingredients. With the girls home for the holidays, we have more opportunities for a leisurely breakfast and I have been making all sorts of yummy dishes. This scramble is a favorite. It's fast, loaded with supergreens ad simply delicious. It's the perfect breakfast before an active day! … [Read more...]

Buckwheat Nectarine Pancakes

Capture the sweetness of summer with these delicious gluten free buckwheat and nectarine pancakes. The buckwheat flour gives a delightfully hearty flavor that brings out the sweetness in the nectarines.  Nectarines have a nice firm texture that lends itself well to cooking, enhancing the sweetness of the fruit as it  caramelizes slightly. They are so flavorful you can enjoy them as it or … [Read more...]

Spiced Apple Pancakes

  There's something about apples that is oh so comforting... Is it the sweet aroma?  The fresh crisp taste?  The way an apple just feels like home? These apple pancakes are nice and fluffy and will delight young and old alike. Spiced Apple Pancakes   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   Author: Valerie Remy-Milora Recipe type: … [Read more...]

The Role of Nutrition in Your Child’s Success at School

 The School Year is now in full swing and what an exciting time it is!  It is a time ripe with new opportunities, hope and a little bit of magic...  At the forefront of my mind is making sure that my girls have every opportunity to succeed. For Sabrina, who is entering 1st grade this is a chance to lay a strong foundation that will serve her for her entire academic career! She is eager to learn … [Read more...]

Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad

The persimmon is a delicious seasonal fruit rich in health promoting nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, and anti-oxidants that are vital for optimum health. This delicate winter fruit salad uses the fuyu variety of persimmons, which are firm, crisp and sweet. This wonderful salad is equally delightful at the end of a filling meal as it is served alongside your favorite omelet for … [Read more...]

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