breakfast

12 Pie Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

February 25, 2014

                            Pie’s not just for dessert anymore!  With these twelve savory and sweet healthier “pie” recipes, you can put pie on the table for breakfast, lunch and dinner!  Scroll through the slideshow above to enjoy some of our favorite pie recipes.

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Homemade Pop Tarts – With a Twist

December 9, 2012

I’ve seen quite a few homemade Pop Tart recipes on the internet.  They look delicious and fun, but for me they were still made with white flour, and well -  I wanted to find a way to bring them even further Out of the Box.  These homemade Pop Tarts are chock full of whole grain […]

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A Trip Down Blueberry Lane – Blueberry & Challah Breakfast Bread Pudding

June 24, 2012

                                      Blueberry picking has been an annual summer tradition in my family for seven years now.  As a Southern California native, berry picking was not an activity I grew up with.  But fortunately for my kids, we […]

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Valentine Pancakes

February 12, 2012

I admit, I had an entirely different post ready to publish this week.  But when my friend Samantha from Good Life Organics posted a Beet Pancake recipe from Weelicious on my Facebook Page, I knew I had to change things up.   Now, I already knew I liked to use beet “juice” as a food coloring, […]

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Blueberry-Orange Scones & Giveaway Winner Announcement

February 5, 2012

I’ve got to tell you, over the last few weeks my kitchen has smelled heavenly!  My boys and I have churned out lots of wholesome and delicious goodies, had many lovely conversations around the kitchen table about the benefits of whole grains, fruits & veggies, and enjoyed each others company over tall glasses of milk […]

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Can Yogurt Actually Be Unhealthy?

January 30, 2011

We know how important it is to read labels on snack foods, boxed dinners and cereals but do we actually need to read the labels on yogurt?  YES.  If I’m learning anything during this journey it’s that you have to read the labels on everything. Yogurt should contain only milk, live yogurt cultures and any […]

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Granola Bars: Grab-and-Go Chemicals or Nourishment?

January 16, 2011

Granola bars stir up quite the controversy at our house.  My kids want to bring them to school for snack, but a nut-free school means no granola bars with nuts of any sort.  That rules out a lot of the granola bars on the market.  Then when we look at what’s left and examine what […]

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Granola: The “Sometimes” Healthy Snack

January 9, 2011

                          Granola.  What image does the word “Granola” evoke for you?  I’ve always felt the word “Granola” was synonymous with “health”.  For me growing up, the word Granola evoked images of health food markets where you could barely fit down the aisle but […]

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The Holidays and Marshmallows – The Final Chapter “Hot Cocoa”

December 26, 2010

A few nights ago we took our boys to see the holiday light displays on “Candy Cane Lane”.  As we rolled our minivan slowly through the streets behind the rest of Los Angeles, we spotted a neighbor selling hot cocoa to benefit the Eagle Scouts.  What’s more festive than a cup of hot cocoa, brightly […]

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Happy Halloween: A few treats for your pumpkins

October 31, 2010

A few fresh treats just for fun!  Hope you all have a Happy Halloween!

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