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.
This is my last pumpkin spice post for the year! I promise! I want to end this fall spice obsession with a list of what to make with pumpkin spice! There are so many amazing recipes I have seen. Here is a list of what I have made and would like to make with this spice. Of course there are many many ideas. These are just a few, if you are looking for some inspiration!
Cucumber season is from May through August. Just in time for the fall, I made a cucumber pumpkin spice bread. If you garden you may have an abundance of cucumbers. I have relatives who grow cucumbers and I have not been letting them go to waste. In the summer they taste amazing with a pinch of salt. A cucumber is made up of 96% water, which makes it super hydrating on those summer hot days. Now that fall is upon us and colder mornings you make be getting sick of cucumbers or just have no idea what to do what all those cucumbers! I have a couple of ideas to help you use them up!
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 [...]
I decided to make a part II on What to Do and Make with Leftovers. There are so many ways to incorporate your leftovers instead of tossing them in the trash! Of course, if you are not planning on using them right away then make sure to freeze them! Don't you love going to restaurants where there is a salad bar with a ton on roasted vegetables to add to your salad? I love that! I have thought of doing that on many occasions. Preparing a bunch of vegetables to add to my salads. Using my leftovers gives me the same results without having to make extras for salads!
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.
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.