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The Breakfast Post

Many of my followers know that I am a stickler for eating breakfast everyday. It’s true; it is the meal that is near and dear to my appetite. Here’s my attempt at persuading you all to get on the breakfast train. We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yet, … Continue reading

Peanut Butter, Cranberry & Yogurt Sandwich

Makes: 1 Sandwich Total Time: 5 to 7 minutes Ingredients: 2 slices whole grain bread 2 tablespoons peanut or almond butter 1 tablespoon low fat, plain yogurt or cottage cheese 1 tablespoon dried cranberries 1 teaspoon honey For added crunch and nutrition also include ½ tablespoon chia, flax or sunflower seeds! Directions: Spread peanut butter … Continue reading

Green Eggs Breakfast Burrito with Chimichurri Dressing

Makes: 3 Servings Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 3 large whole-wheat tortilla wraps 1 dozen egg whites (about 2 cups egg beaters) 1 cup spinach 1 green pepper, diced ½ medium onion, diced “Chimichurri” Dressing: ½ tablespoon red wine vinegar ½ tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 lime, juiced ¼ teaspoon garlic … Continue reading

Ginger Berry Porridge

Makes: 4 servings Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 20-25 minutes   Ingredients: 1 cup Whole Grain Steel Cut Oats 1½ cup Mixed Berries, frozen 3 cups Skim Milk 1 cup orange juice, no pulp 2 tablespoon flaxseeds 1½ tablespoon ginger root, grated 1 tablespoon honey Optional: ¼ cup walnuts, chopped Optional: 1 teaspoon ground … Continue reading

Heart Health’s Best Kept Secrets!

Tired of spending half of your time at the store debunking health claims on food packages? Not to worry! There are several everyday household ingredients that can also boost your heart health potential. Here’s a tip: focus on ingredients that are antioxidant, anti-inflammatory or fiber-rich. These foods prevent clotting and oxidative damage to our blood … Continue reading