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Banana Bread Crockpot Oats

A thought flashed over me of the idea of using the crockpot for breakfast with some simple steel cut oats. Now steal cut oats are great and all but they take about 30 minutes longer than rolled oats to make. As you know, those 6ams yoga classes I teach come with quite the early rise…

chocolate, coconut, date energy bites

Chocolate, Coconut, Date Energy Balls

When I start to get that chocolate craving, cacao powder is my go-to! It’s absolutely delicious in energy bites and many other things. Stay tuned for my chocolate milk I’ll be making in the next few weeks for my chocolate-obsessed sister, Grace! Anyhow, these bites are a perfect thing to pop in before a yoga…

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Smoked Salmon Breakfast Bowl

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day so I’ve really been trying to make it a priority to sit down and eat my breakfast with joy and ease in the morning. I used to be so rushed. I would attribute that to hitting the snooze multiple times thinking that I could catch a…

overnight oats

Maple, Cinnamon, Chia Overnight Oats

When my 6AM classes approach throughout the week, the mornings come quite early. Overnight oats are a simple breakfast recipe you can make in advance and have multiple times a week. Add in chia seeds for extra fiber that will keep you going until lunchtime. Serves: 2 Hands-on time: 5 minutes Total Time: 8 hours,…

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Hemp Heart Benefits

I have a passion for smoothie bowls and I like to top them with chia seeds, hemp seeds, and more! Adding hemp hearts give that extra kick to keep my energy going before my mid-morning snack. The hemp seeds come from the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. They are actually a nut and have a nutty…

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Apple and Beef Stuffed Acorn Squash

It’s Valentine’s Day and this heart is just the most fitting shape for a Valentine’s dinner! I make this recipe all the time and it is actually pretty quick. You can even prep it ahead of time by making the ground beef mixture and storing that in the refrigerator. You can switch your stuffing up…

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Burst of Sunshine Mango Smoothie Bowl

What a fun way to add some sunshine to your breakfast? I love the yellow color of the mango and the mango provides many health benefits. Mangos are said to have antioxidants that protect against colon, breast, leukemia, and prostate cancers. Mangos help clear the skin, improve eye health, and lowers cholesterol. The cauliflower is…

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5 Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas

One of my health coaching clients is doing an experiment to try a bunch of different breakfast options and observe how her body feels. Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day! You can eat breakfast food for pretty much any meal. I like to switch it up because I get pretty bored of having…

Meatballs

Meatballs and Marinara

These meatballs were such a treat. I would definitely try tossing them over some zoodles or noodles next time I make them. The sauce had delectable flavor. The lycopene in tomatoes acts as an antioxidant and helps with bone health. This recipe only took about 15 minutes to prep! Serves: 12 Hands-on time: 10 minutes…

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Grilled Hawaiian BBQ Chicken

My cousin and I do little get togethers every once in awhile. I’ll pick a recipe, he’ll enjoy a nice home cooked meal. His roommate got in on this one and boy, did we have a hay day with this dish. It had the perfect combination between sweet and salty. Serves: 4 Hands-on time: 15…