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 salad. … [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 nectarine pancakes. The buckwheat flour gives a delightfully hearty flavor that brings out the sweetness in the nectarines. Don't be fooled by the name! Buckwheat is not related to wheat. It is actually part of the rhubarb family and is naturally gluten free.  This nutrient dense plant offers a wealth of health … [Read more...]

Kale and Peppers Scramble

As you know Sunday brunch is a big "to-do" in our home and I love making a giant omelet or scramble stuffed with delicious and nutrient dense veggies.  This kale and peppers scramble is a favorite!  It's super simple, super healthy and simply delicious! Kale is one of those superfoods you can easily add to your diet daily.  It comes in several varieties with black kale, also called lacinato … [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 1 1/2 cup flour *1 tbsp raw sugar2 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp salt1 tsp cinnamon1/2 tsp nutmeg1/2 cup Greek yogurt1 cup milk (raw … [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...]

Chocolate Covered Berries Smoothie

Do you love chocolate covered berries? Then you are going to love this delicious smoothie! It has become a family favorite for breakfast or snack time, and I hope you enjoy it as much as we do :-) Makes 1 smoothie Ingredients: 8 to 10 ounces chocolate almond milk 1 serving Protein Powder  - Vanilla Flavor 1 scoop Amazing Grass chocolate greens powder 1/2 cup mixed organic fresh or … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie

Inspired by the season I decided to concoct a new green smoothie for the girls' breakfast this morning. Here is my recipe for a "Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie" Ingredients: 1/4 cup organic pureed pumpkin 1/4 cup Greek yogurt or vanilla protein powder 1 scoop Amazing Grass Superfood 1Tbsp maple syrup 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp ginger 1/4 tsp allspice 8 ounces almond milk Blend … [Read more...]

Zucchini Pancakes

These pancakes are a scrumptious way to sneak some green veggies into breakfast.  The buckwheat flour, which is gluten free gives these a nice hearty taste. Zucchini Pancakes If you love zucchini bread, you are going to love these pancakes. Fresh grated zucchini and winter spices make these green pancakes hard to resist for even the pickiest of eaters. 1 cup buckwheat flour3 tbsp. … [Read more...]