When we think of smoothies, we may think it's just for adults. But why? Smoothies are made up of fruits and vegetables. This is an even better way to sneak vegetables into your child's diet. All hidden in a smoothie! Here is a kid friendly green smoothie (tropical) to try with your kids.
Since Valentine’s Day is around the corner, I decided to make a Valentine’s Inspired Acai Bowl. What is acai? Acai is a palm fruit that has many antioxidants. What is an acai bowl? To make it short, an acai bowl is basically a fruit smoothie in a bowl, topped off with granola and fruit. Acai bowls are delicious and easy to make. The pre-made packets are sold at your local grocery store. In my area I can find them at Target or Whole Foods. At 100 calories a packet from the Sambazon brand that's not bad! You can also buy ones with zero added sugar.
There are so many healthy breakfast ideas without having the same thing everyday. Change things up. Try something new. It also doesn’t have to take you 30 minutes to make. Filling and inexpensive and the kids will love these meals. They won't be asking for a snack an hour later! I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!
Blog#120: What is your favorite meal for breakfast? Breakfast sandwiches seem to be a popular choice. I wonder if it’s because it’s an easy grab and go in such a busy era, we live in. This grilled cheese with egg and arugula will make your day. It’s easy and satisfying without the greasy breakfast sandwich [...]
Let's make hash browns in 20 minutes! We can all agree not every restaurant makes good hash browns. Some make them better than others. I've ordered hash browns that look like balls of potatoes sort of mashed together! I know, not what you would expect! Hash Browns may seem a bit difficult to make but after many different ways of making them, this is my favorite way. Broiling in the oven! Easy and crispy on the outside. The perfect cozy meal to have with a side of eggs and bacon.
My favorite granola mixes are Peanut Butter and Chocolate, Cinnamon Chocolate, Oats and Honey and Vanilla Oats and honey. There are so many flavors you can try with granola. Today I am going to show you how simple it is to make Peanut Butter and Chocolate Granola. Granola is a must have in my home. We add it to parfaits (using coconut whip in place of yogurt), as a snack, topping for açaí bowl and our favorite, served as cereal, with milk. Yet, we run through it within days as most bags are sold in smaller sizes. I do prefer some brands over others, Love Crunch being my absolute favorite.
Here are 5 smoothies to boost your morning. I used to go overboard with adding tons of ingredients to my morning smoothies. I prefer the fruit smoothies instead of the vegetables. I love vegetables and eat plenty with my meals throughout the day. Therefore, I don't feel the need to always add greens to my smoothies.
Blog #56: Breakfast can get boring. Same ol’ eggs and toast, cereal or oatmeal. I love eggs, any style, with veggies and parmesan cheese for breakfast. When I go out for breakfast I aways get a veggie omelette with cheese. Yummy! My family and I snack pretty often throughout the day. During these times , [...]