Tag: breakfast

Strawberry Chocolate Oat Bars

Recipe adapted from Kelly Jones Nutrition

 

Ingredients

  • 1½ C rolled or quick oats
  • 1½ C oat flour (make by pulsing in food processor
  • ¼ milled flax, chia or hemp seeds
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ C melted coconut oil, butter or vegan butter alternative
  • 1 large egg (at room temperature) or egg substitute,

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Glorious Grains

What do you think of first when you hear “whole grains”? Brown rice? Wheat bread? Birdseed? There is so much more to the world of whole grains! But first, let’s clarify what exactly a whole grain is.

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Easy Breakfast Cookies

Recipe by Erin Pellegrin RD, LDN

No, you’re not seeing things. There are only four ingredients in this recipe! Who doesn’t love that? Everyday items and simple pantry staples allow you to whip these together in no time. Plus, that last ingredient can vary greatly, so be creative. Want something a little more decadent? Add those chocolate chips. Or try dried fruit for some color and a hint of sweet. If you’re feeling adventurous – maybe you try both?!

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DIY Protein Smoothies

By Michele DiCristofaro, RD

 

Smoothies are a great way to get your daily dose of fruits and vegetables, but they can get mucked up quickly depending on the ingredients you use. Balancing your smoothie with some protein and healthy fat, will lead to a more nutrient dense and satisfying meal or snack. 

Sure protein powders may feel easy, but they tend to be highly processed, contain unnecessary ingredients and can be expensive. 

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