All posts filed under: Breakfast & Brunch

Energy Green Smoothie with Maca, Avocado, Cucumber, Pear, Spinach and Coconut Juice

Green Energy Smoothie

Easy to make and full of powerful nutrients, smoothies are a great way to a give your body a super-charged start to the day. No longer for hippies and health nuts, the smoothie revolution has found its way to Hollywood stars, busy moms and everyone in between. The concept of blending leafy greens was popularized […]

Pecan Rhubarb Muffins

Pecan Rhubarb Muffins

Did you know that rhubarb is good for you? Some even consider it a contender for joining the long list of “superfoods“. It’s no secret that rhubarb is packed with minerals and vitamins, but it also has something called polyphenols — an anti-cancerous compound that scientists are claiming may help prevent the growth of cancer […]

Tortilla Española (Spanish Potato Omelet) Recipe

Tortilla Española (Spanish Potato Omelet)

I was first introduced to a traditional Tortilla Española by a Spanish student that was staying with me a few years back. She demonstrated exactly how it should be done and of course the result was first class, but I have to admit I was alarmed by the amount of oil she used (and the […]

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

I have to proudly say, that these are delightful muffins! They are moist, tender, delicate, and bursting with lemon flavor and poppy seeds. Absolutely SCRUMPTIOUS! These healthy muffins contain whole wheat flour, yogurt and very little sugar. I decided that half a cup of organic cane sugar divided by twelve muffins doesn’t amount to much, […]

Banana and Raspberry Muffin

Banana and Raspberry Muffins

Here’s another perfect on-the-go any time of day snack. This batch of beautiful, healthy banana and raspberry muffins are made with yogurt, homemade apple sauce (easy as pie, by the way) and sweetened with a little bit of natural cane sugar and a smidgen of honey. I used half all-purpose flour and half whole grain […]

Crustless Spinach, Prosciutto and Mushroom Quiche

Real men don’t eat quiche, they eat smoked bacon and egg pie! Well, I’d say quiche isn’t much different. The name itself originated from Germany (the word ‘quiche’ is derived from the German ‘Kuchen’, meaning cake) and was later called ‘Lorraine’ or ‘quiche Lorraine’ by the French. Although by definition, a quiche must be in […]

Quinoa Breakfast Cookies with Oats, Goji Berries and Almonds with Oats, Goji Berries and Almonds

Goji Berry and Quinoa Breakfast Cookies

The perfect, portable, all-natural breakfast cookies for people on-the-go. Packed with three superfoods (goji berries, quinoa and almonds) this soft breakfast cookie is full of lots of good-for-you ingredients. Keep them on hand, in the freezer, for a quick grab and go breakfast or snack. These delicious berries are packed with nutrition – 1/4 Cup Serving (28 g) of goji berries has […]