Rise & Shine

You have to eat breakfast! You have to eat breakfast! You have to eat breakfast! Did you get the point? If you had to drive 300 miles would you start the trip with an empty tank? No! So why would you expect your body to perform in the same scenario… Starting the day with the RIGHT type of fuel is crucial for your body, mind and health. 

The Daniel Plan Simulcast

As some of you may know, for some time now I have been involved in a project with Saddleback Church called The Daniel Plan, as one of their fitness experts. The Daniel Plan is a lifestyle program that centers around five aspects of life: faith, fitness, food, friends...

Low Calorie Snack Foods

Have you ever been sitting at your desk and were suddenly struck with the urge to snack? Or what about watching the game on a Sunday, when having something to munch on just seemed appropriate? Sometimes we are in situations where hunger and nutrition are not our...

Pumpkin Protein Muffins

The fall season ushers in a tempting array of pumpkin products. There is something about this squash vegetable that is seasonally great. Yet so often, it is found in the form of pumpkin pies, pumpkin cupcakes or other high-sugar treats that do not always fit in with...

Cheesy Vegetable Egg Dish

This is great for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Very easy to make and will hold a day or two for future meals! This recipe serves 8-10.
What you will need:
1 med. zucchini, diced
1 med. onion, chopped
1 can (4 oz) mushroom stems and pieces, drained (or can use fresh)

Butternut Squash Pancakes

Who doesn’t like pancakes! Here is a healthy and hearty recipe for pancakes that can be eaten in the morning, snack or lunch!
What you will need (makes 20 cakes):
2 c. peeled and grated butternut squash (1 lb squash)
2 c. grated potato (about 2 medium)
1 medium red onion, grated (1/2 c)

Running Late? Go Greek!

You know the feeling.. You either hit the snooze alarm one too many times. Forgot about an important meeting or just accidently slept in. You are barely awake throwing clothes on, thinking to yourself, “did I remember to put on deodorant?” Well here is a quick, simple, problem solver for that growling tummy on the way out the door!

15 Min Breakfast Scramble

I don’t know about you, but I don’t like spending a lot of time cooking or eating breakfast unless it’s a weekend brunch! With that being said, here is an easy breakfast that you can cook, eat, and clean all of the dishes within 15 min!
Cook time should be around 7 min. Eat time 6 min. Clean time 2 min. Done and Done.