Who says you can’t have dessert for breakfast? Well, ‘they’ could be right if it’s a traditional dessert, but they would be WRONG if they ever called you out for having these here cookies for some brekkie! Jam packed with nutrients from oats, chickpeas, and naturally sweetened with dates, these breakfast cookies are high in protein and fiber, and even have a semi-secret ingredient of pumpkin in ’em. Just trust us, make these and be the hero of the day!
When rhubarb season hits, it hits HARD. And as much as the flavor of strawberry and rhubarb go together, this recipe takes another spin on what to do with all that rhubarb. Rhubarb is anti-inflammatory, good for digestion, and has loads of calcium and antioxidants in it. Diced it up and throw it into a nice little coffee cake, with lots of cinnamon and a pecan topping that’ll make your house smell oh so cozy and wonderful as it bakes.
Colors galore and an array of flavors come together in this quinoa bowl which can be served as breakfast, or as a side. Perfect dish to bring to a picnic, or serve along side some grilled meat for as sweet and savory take on dinner. You can really play around with the toppings here and customized this with whatever you have on hand in the pantry too!
It’s great to have a few go-to make at home, grab and go options to quickly and efficiently fuel up with some superfoods. You can only eat so many RX bars before you start craving a different texture for those days you just gotta run and eat on the go! This is a super simple power ball recipe with one step, just throw everything in the food processor, process until smooth, and make it into balls. The 5 C’s are: coconut oil, chia seeds, cacao powder, chlorella powder, and cinnamon.
These protein pancakes were created by an original VFit Squad member, Tiffany, and a wonderful way to start any day. Full of healthy fat, protein and nutrients – they will fill you up and keep you away from the morning slump.
It wouldn’t be a holiday meal without some cranberry sauce. Heck, most of us would enjoy this sauce year round if we could. Well now you can! Most sauces you buy or make are loaded with processed sugar and leave you feeling the crash after. Our friend and Nutritionista “Mo” worked long and hard to perfect this delicious cranberry sauce full of pure ingredients. Very simple to make and pairs well with all holiday meals and beyond.
If you ever wondering how it would taste to eat zucchini bread, carrot cake, and oatmeal in one sitting, you now officially have your answer. It’s this slow cooker oatmeal and it’s out of this world. Oatmeal can get really boring, but by sneaking (errr…we mean adding) the carrots, zucchini, and spices, this makes a very memorable breakfast to share. Please see note, you can make this on the stovetop as well!
Want to be the hit of any party? Also want to trick your friends or kids into being delighted over an indulgent dessert that is actually secretly healthy? Just bring this Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Dough Dip. They’ll never know what they’re missing.
Recipe adapted from www.chocolatecoveredkatie.com . If you are not a raisin fan, you can sub another dried fruit or chocolate chips.