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Sweet Protein Bread (gluten free)

This recipe (topped with white chocolate chips above) is excellent, a great way to make a quick, healthy desert, breakfast, or gift. This can be made in 30 minutes tops (including bake time) and contains no artificial preservatives, sodium, or added sugars. Ingredients: -4 Tbsp whey or plant based protein (any flavor-makes the flavor of […]

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Roasted Vegetable Frittata

One of the chefs I work with made this fluffy frittata.  I often make roasted vegetables as a dinner staple and usually have leftovers.  This is the perfect way to utilize those leftovers.  And this recipe is so versatile!  10 Eggs 1/4 cup Coconut Milk (unsweetened carton milk – I use So Delicious brand) 1/4 cup Water […]

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Almond Banana Pancake – 3 Ingredients

My cousin swears by this 3 ingredient Paleo recipe.  And from my point of view, it is a balanced recipe with carbs, protein, and healthy fat.  It’s a new family favorite. 3 Eggs 3 Ripe Bananas, mashed 1/2 cup Almond Butter Optional: Add extra nuts/seeds for crunch Mix these 3 ingredients well.  Mixture will be a little running.  Silver […]

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Pumpkin Granola

I love this recipe because it is simple and made with clean ingredients. It’s low in sugar compared to most granola. Ingredients: 4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 2/3 cup unsweetened coconut (if you can only find sweetened, then cut down to 1/4 cup syrup) 1 cup of desired nuts/seeds (my favorites are pecans, almonds, walnuts, […]

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Pumpkin Pancakes (without flour)

This whole food based recipe comes from the Paleo Diet.  I tried it out with my family and we all loved it. Ingredients: 4 large eggs, whites only 1 cup canned pumpkin 1/2 cup almond flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp allspice 1 tsp cinnamon […]

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Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins

When I owned a meal delivery service in Santa Barbara, my chefs played around with a lot of gluten free and lower sugar muffin recipes.  This is one of the best ones! Ingredients: ½ cup tapioca flour ½ cup finely ground organic pecans + enough for topping before baking ½ cup buckwheat flour ½ cup […]

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Sweet Plain Yogurt Cup

Most people buy vanilla or fruited yogurt because they don’t like the bitter (unsweetened) taste of plain yogurt.  Flavored yogurt has 20-30 grams of sugar in a cup.  This is similar to a candy bar!  Instead, try to sweeten plain yogurt yourself with fruit and/or natural fruit spread.  Here is a simple recipe that adults […]

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Cinnamon Nut Yam

Yams might not be your typical breakfast, but I tried this quick breakfast recipe and it is delicious.  Yams and sweet potatoes contain tons of vitamin A and fiber so they are the perfect complex carbohydrate.  Just add some coconut oil, cinnamon, walnuts and pecans for lots of flavor, protein, and healthy fat to hold […]

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Banana Nut Quinoa Hot Cereal

This is a simple and yummy way to use up leftover quinoa in the morning. In a small pot on the stove, add: 1 cup of leftover cooked quinoa ¼ cup almond or coconut milk (unsweetened is preferred) ½ t vanilla extract ½ banana (ripe) – mush it into the mixture 1 t cinnamon Stevia […]

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Quinoa Hot Cereal

CREAMY QUINOA HOT CEREAL INGREDIENTS 1 cup of cooked quinoa (use leftovers from dinner) 1/4 – 1/2 cup of milk (I’ve found that 1/2 unsweetened almond milk and 1/2 coconut milk taste the best) 1/2 tsp cinnamon Use stevia as needed for sweetness PREPARATION Mix cooked quinoa, milk, and cinnamon in a bowl and microwave […]

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