Breakfast

Chia Seed Lemon Muffins

I like making simple muffins. Muffins that take very little time to make, taste delicious and have good nutrition for you. These muffins took me very little to make they taste very delicious.  

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 C gluten free flour
  • 1 TSP baking powder
  • 1/4 TSP baking soda
  • 1/2 TSP salt
  • 1/2 C olive oil
  • 1/3 C sucanat 
  • 2/3 C coconut yogurt
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 TSP vanilla extract
  • 2 TBS chia seeds

Procedure:

  1. Preheat oven at 400 degrees.
  2. In a blender add olive oil, sucanat, coconut yogurt, lemon juice and zest, egg and vanilla extract; blend until smooth
  3. In a bowl add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add to blender little bit at a time.
  4. Fold in the chia seeds
  5. In muffin cups add mixture and bake for 15-20 minutes. 

Frozen Fruit Bowl

I learned about frozen fruit bowls when I lived in Hawaii. They are so simple to make and delicious. They're perfect for the summer since they're so refreshing. 
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Ingredients:

  • 1 packet of frozen Pitaya or Acai
  • 1 C of frozen fruit of choice
  • 1 serving of vegan protein
  • 1 C spinach
  • 1/2 banana
  • Splash of almond milk

Procedure:

  1. Blend all ingredients until smooth
  2. Add fun toppings like fresh fruit, the other 1/2 of the banana, granola and honey

Raspberry Chocolate Pudding

I absolutely love this recipe. It's so smooth and so full of nutrients that will satisfy your sweet tooth as well as fill your body with wonderful nutrients. You can eat it as part of your breakfast, snack or a delicious dessert. 
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Instructions

  • 1 C of frozen or fresh raspberries
  • 1 1/2 C non-dairy milk of your
  • choice
  • 2 TBS cacao powder
  • 1/2 C chia seeds
  • 1 TSP vanilla extract
  • 2 TBS local raw honey for mixture
  • 3 extra fresh raspberries
  • 1 TSP local raw honey for garnish
  • 1 TSP cacao nibs

Method

  1. Blend raspberries, milk, cacao powder, 2 TBS local raw honey and vanilla extract until smooth
  2. Place batter in a bowl,  add chia seeds and fold them into the batter
  3. Cover batter with a plastic wrap and place it in the refrigerator for minimum 4 hours
  4. After 4 hours, blend chia seeds into pudding for a smoother texture.
  5. Place 3 fresh raspberries on top, sprinkle with cacao nibs and drizzle local raw honey on top.

Oatmeal Berry Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 C almond milk
  • 1 banana
  • 1 TBS ground flaxseeds
  • 1/4 C rolled oats
  • 1/2 C frozen berries
  • 1 TBS local raw honey
  • (optional) 1 scoop of vegan protein

Procedure:

  1. Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth

What do I eat this with?

  • Drink this smoothie in them morning as part of your breakfast or as a mid-morning snack

Papaya Fruit Bowl

I love this breakfast. It's so simple delicious and refreshing. Try it and see how you enjoy it!
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 small papaya
  • 1/4 C mixed berries
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 TBS honey

Instructions

  1. Slice the papaya in half
  2. Remove seeds
  3. Add mixed fruit into the middle
  4. Drizzle honey over papaya bowl

What do I eat this with?

Begin breakfast with a green smoothie and continue with this papaya bowl or as a mid-morning snack.

Strawberry Chia Seed Pudding

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Ingredients:

  • 1 C of frozen or fresh strawberries
  • 1 1/2 C non-dairy milk of your choice
  • 2 TBS honey
  • 1/2 C chia seeds
  • 1 TSP vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Blend strawberries, milk, honey and vanilla extract until smooth
  2. Place batter in a bowl and add chia seeds
  3. Fold chia seeds into the batter.
  4. Cover batter with a plastic wrap and place it in the refrigerator for minimum 4 hours.
  5. (optional) blend chia seeds into pudding for a smoother texture.

What do I eat this with?

  • You can eat this as a mid-morning snack or as part of your breakfast with a green smoothie

Yuca/Cassava Flour Pancakes

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Ingredients:

  • 3/4 yuca flour
  • 1/4 C avocado oil
  • 1 TBS honey
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 TSP baking powder
  • 1/4 TSP of sea salt
  • 1/2 C almond milk

Prepare and Cook

  1. Preheat skillet in medium to high heat
  2. Place all ingredients into a bowl
  3. Whisk all ingredients until smooth
  4. Use 1/3 C to pour out batter and cook
  5. When pancake looks less liquid flip over and let it cook for another minute or so

What do I eat this with?

  • Begin with a green smoothie
  • Add some coconut butter and 100% maple syrup on top

Almond Butter Muffins

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 C almond butter or your favorite nut butter
  • 1 ripe banana 
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 C local raw honey
  • 1/2 C rolled oats
  • 2 TBS ground flaxseed
  • 1 TSP vanilla extract
  • 1/2 TSP baking soda
  • Cacao nibs just for sprinkling 

Kitchen Supplies:

  • Parchment muffin cups
  • Blender
  • measuring cups and spoons
  • muffin baking pan

Cook:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Mash banana and add to blender
  3. Add all other ingredients in blender and blend until smooth
  4. Bake for about 20-25 minutes
  5. Check to see if they're good by sticking a knife into the mixture. If it comes out clean, it's ready to eat!

What do I eat this with?

  • If you're eating for breakfast, start with a green smoothie and if for an afternoon snack eat with a berry smoothie.

Cacao Nibs Zucchini Muffins

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Ingredients:

  • 1 2/3 C gluten free flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 C maple syrup
  • 1/2 C almond milk
  • 3 TBS melted coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 C grated fresh zucchini
  • 1/3 C gluten free old fashioned oats
  • 1/3 C cacao nibs

Kitchen Supplies:

  • 1 medium small bowl
  • 1 medium large bowl
  • whisk
  • food processor
  • Cupcake baking sheet
  • parchment baking paper

Prepare:

  • place zucchini in food processor and let it grate
  • add all dry ingredients into medium large bowl and mix
  • add all liquid ingredients into medium small bowl and whisk

Cook:

  1. Preheat for 350 degrees
  2. Add wet ingredients into dry ingredients bowl and whisk
  3. add zucchini and mix...I mix with hands
  4. place about 1/3 C in muffin cups (makes about 12)
  5. Bake for 25 minutes

What do I eat this with?

  • Hearty salad, veggie wrap, pizza

Enjoy! Pin! Comment! Share!

Pumpkin Spiced Muffins

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Ingredients:

  • 1 1/3 cup gluten free flour
  • 3 TBS ground flax
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • ¾ tsp baking powder
  • ¾ tsp cinnamon
  • dash of all spice or pumpkin spice
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 TBS coconut oil
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla
  • ½ cup pureed pumpkin

Kitchen Supplies:

  • muffin baking sheet
  • whisk
  • bowls
  • measuring cups and spoons
  • spatula

Prepare:

  1. In a medium to large bowl, place all of the dry ingredients and mix with a spatula
  2. In a medium bowl, place all the wet ingredients and whisk until smooth

Cook:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Place all ingredients in a single bowl and whisk until smooth or place in a blender and blend until smooth
  3. Bake for 30 minutes

What do I eat this with?

  • Begin your meal with a green smoothie
  • Eat it as a snack 

Enjoy! Pin! Comment! Share!

Pumpkin Spiced Pancakes

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1/2 cup gluten free flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 C nut milk
  • 1 1/2 TSB coconut oil

Kitchen Supplies:

  • skillet
  • frying pan
  • whisk
  • blender

Prepare:

  1. Preheat skillet in medium heat
  2. Mix all dry ingredients
  3. Whisk all wet ingredients 
  4. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth

Cook:

  1. Use a 1/3 C to pour batter onto skillet
  2. Let batter bubble until edges are brown
  3. Flip over and let it cook for about 1 minute

What do I eat this with?

  • Start with a green smoothie and eat this second

Enjoy! Pin! Comment! Share!

Avocado Banana Muffins

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Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 2 ripe medium bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1tsp vanilla 
  • 2 C Gluten Free flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • TBS avocado oil

Kitchen Supplies:

  • whisk
  • blender
  • muffin baking sheet

Prepare:

  1. Preheat oven to 355 degrees
  2. Place all ingredients except flour in blender and blend until smooth
  3. Once batter is smooth, add flour and blend

Cook:

  1. use 1/3 C to measure size of muffins
  2. Bake for 30 minutes

What do I eat this with?

  • Begin your meal with a green smoothie
  • Eat them as a part of your breakfast or as a midmorning snack

Enjoy! Pin! Comment! Share!

Apple Banana Pancakes

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Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 C oat flour or all purpose gluten free flour
  • 2 TSP baking powder
  • 1 mashed banana
  • 3/4 C non-dairy milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 TSP vanilla extract
  • 2 TSP maple syrup
  • 1/2 TSP ground cinnamon
  • 2 TBS coconut oil
  • 1/2 apple

Kitchen Supplies:

  • skillet
  • whisk
  • bowls
  • measuring cups and spoons

Prepare:

  1. place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth
  2. Preheat skillet on medium heat and have read to pour batter
  3. use 1/3 C to measure size of pancakes

Cook:

 

  1. Pour batter onto skillet
  2. Cook until bubbly and edges are brown, flip then wait about a minute before pancake is ready

 

What do I eat this with?

  • Begin your meal with a green smoothie
  • Garnish with fruit and 100% maple syrup
  • You can add an egg to it too

Enjoy! Pin! Comment! Share!

Apple Banana Muffins

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Ingredients:

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 C ripe banana
  • 1 TBS coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 C almond flour
  • 1/2 TSP baking soda
  • dash of sea salt
  • dash of cinnamon
  • 1/2 C chopped apple

Kitchen Supplies:

  • cupcake baking pan
  • cupcake foils
  • Spatula
  • bowl
  • blender

Prepare:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • lightly beat the eggs
  • mash the ripe banana

Cook:

  1. Combine eggs, banana and butter in blender...mix well
  2. Add almond flour, baking soda and blend 
  3. Remove mixture from blender into a bowl and fold in the apple slices
  4. Divide the batter evenly between the muffin cups
  5. Cook for about 20 minutes

Enjoy! Pin! Share!

Honey Pancakes

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 C oat flour or all purpose gluten free flour
  • 2 TSP baking powder
  • 1 mashed banana
  • 3/4 C non-dairy milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 TSP vanilla extract
  • 2 TSP raw honey
  • 2 TBS coconut oil

Kitchen Supplies:

  • Bowl
  • measuring spoons
  • measuring cups
  • blender

Prepare:

  • place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth
  • Preheat skillet on medium heat and have read to pour batter
  • use 1/3 C to measure size of pancakes

Cook:

  1. Pre-heat skillet on medium heat
  2. Pour 1/4 cup of batter on a skillet
  3. Cook until it bubbles and edges are brown
  4. Flip with spatula
  5. Cook for about another minute

Enjoy! Pin! Share!

Cinnamon Bread French Toast

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Ingredients: 

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons of almond milk
  • dash of nutmeg
  • dash of cinnamon
  • Cinnamon raison bread
  • 2  tablespoons of avocado oil
  • Cinnamon rasin bread

Cooking Procedure:


1. mix ingredients 1-4
2. add avocado oil to frying pan
3. soak bread in mixture
4. place bread in frying pan and cook in medium heat.

How do I eat it?

Begin with a green smoothie. Add 100% maple syrup and enjoy!