I love a good bowl of oatmeal for breakfast any day of the week, but sometimes it’s fun to take a little extra time to make something different on the weekends. My first choice would always be thick, fluffy French toast with strawberries and fresh whipped cream, but when I’m trying to make healthier choices, I usually go for an omelet or scrambled eggs. Still, what’s breakfast without carbs?
If you’ve ever read an article about restaurant items that sound healthy but actually aren’t, you probably know that smoothies can be a dangerous thing to order when going out to eat. Sure, they sound healthy, but some smoothie chains make smoothies with 80-90+ grams of sugar in a single drink, and some are loaded with sherbet, sweetened yogurt, or even ice cream. There isn’t anything necessarily wrong with those
This whole wheat banana nut bread is lightened up by swapping half of the oil for unsweetened applesauce, reducing the amount of sugar, and subbing in whole wheat flour– just enough changes to help you feel good about eating it for breakfast without sacrificing the flavor. Of all the delicious, carb-y foods in the world, banana bread holds an extra special place in my heart. Growing up, my
Crunchy double chocolate almond granola CLUSTERS made with dark chocolate cocoa powder and sweetened with honey I have a love-hate relationship with granola. I loveeee eating it, but I don’t love that a measly 1/4 cup serving often has 200+ calories, or that I have absolutely no self-control around an open package of those crispy clusters. I don’t even need yogurt– just hand me a bag of granola and I can go
This thick and creamy banana chocolate smoothie made with just two ingredients is the perfect summer treat! I’m sharing a super simple recipe today for one of my favorite summer treats. Ice cream is, of course, my #1 favorite indulgence, but when chocolate cravings hit and I want something a little healthier than a bowl of ice cream, I love making a banana chocolate smoothie. I typically use just two