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What's Cooking, Love? Even though I have been trying to eat healthy, I try to have more of a healthy lifestyle.

What's Cooking, Love?

I usually try to eat healthy most of the time, by having healthy lunches, healthy dinners, and healthy snacks. However, taking a break once in a while is a good thing, as long as you do it in moderation. I still eat sweets, but just try not to overdo it. I love to eat dessert and this breakfast is just like eating dessert. My husband loves cinnamon buns, so when I saw this recipe for a Cinnamon French Toast Bake made from refrigerated cinnamon buns, I knew I had to make it.

What’s Cookin’…Healthy Breakfast Recipes for School Mornings. On busy school mornings, start the day off on the right foot with these healthy breakfast recipes, many of them with make-ahead options.

What’s Cookin’…Healthy Breakfast Recipes for School Mornings

When I wrote about My Health and Weight Loss Journey: Before & After Photos last year, I talked about what happens if I don’t eat breakfast in the morning. You know, the dreaded mid-day binge, low blood sugar (leading to a very cranky person…trust me) and a brain and body that just don’t seem to function correctly. That last reason kicks me into full-on mummy gear in the morning, making sure that I leave time to make something healthy and satisfying for my kids to eat before heading off to school. I can’t ask them to pay attention in school and put their full effort into their work on an empty stomach, or even when filled with sugary packaged options. Easy Ham and Cheese Quiche. Spicy Sweet Potato Hash and Eggs : Bay Area Bites. I love one-pan meals.

Spicy Sweet Potato Hash and Eggs : Bay Area Bites

No particular reason why as I actually enjoy doing dishes but cooking a meal all in one pan feels great, like I cheated somehow. You know? This breakfast-y meal is a favorite of mine. Not only perfect in the morning, but it is also great as a quick dinner. It’s hearty, fairly healthy and extremely tasty. Try This Recipe: Light and Easy French Toast Bake. On Christmas morning, my mother-in-law made the most amazing Crème Brûlée French Toast for breakfast.

Try This Recipe: Light and Easy French Toast Bake

It was incredibly sweet, rich, and delicious, so we joked that it was obviously a low-calorie meal. It was Christmas Day after all, so I enjoyed it to its fullest and didn’t allow myself to feel guilty about splurging one bit. Now that the new year has arrived, I’m back on track with my healthy eating habits, so I created a slimmed down version of my mother-in-law’s delectable French toast breakfast. This recipe cuts the majority of the sugar and fat, but it still retains its light, fluffy, and cinnamony, sweet flavors! Ingredients: Healthy & delicious with grab-and-go convenience; 6 varieties, plus how to invent your own. A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about Overnight Refrigerator Oatmeal that has been very popular with Yummy readers.

healthy & delicious with grab-and-go convenience; 6 varieties, plus how to invent your own

(Thanks for all of the enthusiastic feedback!) Since then I've been experimenting with a smoothie version of that recipe. In today's post, I'm sharing my 6 favorite flavor varieties along with a formula you can follow for inventing your own smoothie flavor combos. They're easy, can be stored in the fridge for several days; and they can be frozen! Breakfast before school or work, or on the way. Quick Chiquita Banana Oatmeal Smoothie Recipe. Almonds, cooked oatmeal, bananas and yogurt meet up in your blender for a power breakfast.

Quick Chiquita Banana Oatmeal Smoothie Recipe

Drink this Banana Oatmeal Smoothie before your morning exercise routine and you’ll have the energy you need to get through your workout. Pour all ingredients in blender pouring ice in last. Blend on high for 30 seconds or until smoothie thickens. Calories 380; Total Fat 15 g (Sat 2 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 4 g, Mono 8 g); Cholesterol 5 mg; Sodium 35 mg; Potassium 690 mg; Total Carbohydrates 53 g; Dietary Fiber 9 g; Total Sugars 19 g; Protein 12 g.

Very Berry Banana Fro Yo Shake. This is a cross between a smoothie and a milk shake using frozen yogurt and fresh fruit.

Very Berry Banana Fro Yo Shake

Perfect for a quick dessert, but even good enough for breakfast and takes less than 5 minutes to make. I recently fell in love with Stonyfield's Organic Vanilla Frozen Yogurt. I can't believe how good it tastes and it's hard to believe it's fat free! If you haven't tried it and are looking for a healthier vanilla ice cream alternative, you'll love it and it has the same live cultures as it's yogurt. Oatmeal Recipes That Will Change Your Life Before 8 am.

Melissa Punch/Big Leo Productions You already know what a difference a bowl of healthy oatmeal makes: It warms you up, fills you up, and pumps you up like no other breakfast food.

Oatmeal Recipes That Will Change Your Life Before 8 am

Studies suggest that this overachiever can also help prevent obesity, diabetes, and heart attacks. Cinnamon Roll Casserole. You won't believe how easy this is!

Cinnamon Roll Casserole

As always, I made changes to the original recipe and I've posted my "version". This is a big recipe, but you can easily half it. Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies. I saw a photo for Breakfast Cookies over on Pinterest & just had to 'pin' it & try baking it.

Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies

The recipe only had a few ingredients and had no sugar added & was egg, flour & dairy free! Of course, I tweaked it a bit, as I always do. 40 Breakfast Casseroles {Holiday Christmas Brunch Recipes} Saturday Inspiration & Ideas. Hope everyone is enjoying their last weekend before the holidays. {We have been busy with our last minute preparations for our company next week and I’m so excited!} One of our holiday traditions is a Family Christmas Morning Breakfast/Brunch. We rotate who is going to host each year between my sisters, brother and myself. {I just love gathering together before the days festivities and seeing the excitement Santa has left behind in the kiddies eyes} We each bring a warm homemade casserole so it was only fitting this week I gather some scrumptious recipes to showcase for this weeks Saturday Inspiration and Ideas. 10 Easy Breakfast Crockpot Recipes. CrockPot Morning Casserole - Start this the night before and a unique breakfast will be ready for you in the morning.

Crockpot Sausage & Egg Casserole - A super-simple breakfast dish, made with the ease of the crockpot. Mrs. Perry's Crockpot Pumpkin Tea Bread - This crockpot pumpkin tea bread recipe is great for breakfast or afternoon tea. Cinnamon-Walnut Oatmeal Cookies. Method: Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside. Put prunes, walnuts and sugar into a food processor and pulse until finely chopped.

In a large bowl, whisk together egg, vanilla, baking soda, applesauce and oil. Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and it is the one that I have the hardest time making. I have a pretty painless routine during the week, and I still never seem to manage to get a proper breakfast made. I have a feeling coffee at my desk does not count. I have been intrigued by overnight, baked oatmeal recipes since I began seeing them pop up online. I always thought I would need to own a slow-cooker in order to make these warm breakfasts; but, I don’t. Baked Egg Breakfast Casserole with Mushrooms, Spinach & Salsa Recipe. For an easy breakfast or brunch recipe, try a baked egg casserole.

This vegetarian mushroom, spinach and salsa version is healthy & satisfying. First, I want to thank all of you who left so many encouraging comments on my last post, My First Marathon: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly. Truly, your support made me a little teary. After almost two weeks off of running, with the exception of a couple of short ones, I’m ready to lace up my shoes and hit the pavement again. I’m missing the exertion, the adrenaline…the calorie burn! Overnight Blueberry French Toast. “Make-ahead and Freeze” Breakfast Sandwiches Home Beccanomics. Becky Rosenthal: Blueberry Muffins Recipe. Savory Sausage and Cheddar Breakfast Casserole. Recipe for Spinach and Mozzarella Egg Bake. Overnight, No-Cook Refrigerator Oatmeal. Baked Oatmeal Recipe. 10 Easy Breakfast Camping Recipes. Back to School Eggs & Omelets. Breakfast Quinoa - 10 New Ways to Eat Quinoa - Shape Magazine - Page 10.

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