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Foods for the Soul
Lemon Chia Seed Protein Cookies

Feb 28, 2015
Lemon Chia Seed Protein Cookies

Soft & chewy cookies full of bright, sunshiny lemon flavor. They’re packed with protein & extra nutrients, so they’re healthy enough for breakfast!     I grew up going to church every Sunday with my parents. As early birds, we usually went to the 8:15 am service instead of the one held later at...

Foods for the Soul
Blueberry Banana Protein Smoothie

Feb 25, 2015
Blueberry Banana Protein Smoothie

A creamy, 5-ingredient smoothie that’s packed with fresh fruit & protein! It’s the perfect healthy way to start the day!     When I started my Two Minute Monday video series, one of the most common questions I received was, “Where do you find your inspiration for recipes?” (Thanks to Taylor, Andrea, Maria, and...

Crazy for Crust
Peanut Butter Sandwich Waffle Dippers

Feb 25, 2015
Peanut Butter Sandwich Waffle Dippers

Peanut Butter Sandwich Waffle Sticks: are they breakfast? Are they lunch? Guess what? They’re both! Yesterday was the first day I worked out with my trainer since the beginning of January. I’ve been exercising (mostly cardio) at the gym every day, but I haven’t done my normal strength training and hard trainer workouts in about...

Crazy for Crust
Easy Mint Chip Sweet Rolls

Feb 19, 2015
Easy Mint Chip Sweet Rolls

Today is National Chocolate Mint Day. We’re celebrating with some Easy Mint Chip Sweet Rolls. In my house we can never let this day pass without a celebration because my daughter loves chocolate and mint. Regardless of the day, you need these in your life. Breakfast or dessert? You choose. This is, for some...

Baked Bree
Spinach, Sausage, and Tomato Strata

Feb 17, 2015
Spinach, Sausage, and Tomato Strata

I want to love eggs. I get jealous when I see someone with a runny cracked egg on their plate. I wish that I was one of those people that could eat eggs any way, any time. They look really good to me, and eggs are one of my favorite things to cook. Poaching eggs...

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Foods for the Soul
Lemon Poppy Seed Protein Muffins

Feb 11, 2015
Lemon Poppy Seed Protein Muffins

Light, tender muffins packed with protein & full of sunshiny lemon flavor! They practically taste like cupcakes for breakfast—you’d never guess that they’re healthy!     Growing up in Northern California, my family drove down to Anaheim at least every other year for a short Disneyland vacation. After our 7-hour drive down the monotony...

Finding Our Way Now
Poached Eggs Made Simple: #Recipe

Hum... poached eggs made simple? Is that even possible? Many people, including myself, will shutter at or shy away from making poached eggs because it seems so difficult. When we do give it a go, it turns into a gooey mess, or they look unattractive ...

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Crazy for Crust
Healthier Cinnamon Rolls

Feb 5, 2015
Healthier Cinnamon Rolls

Because sometimes you just want a gosh darn cinnamon roll. That’s why you make skinny cinnamon rolls with no butter. Then you can eat more. {Kidding.} Okay, so I learned something new last week: people like to eat Junior Mints cold. I mean, I’ve heard of frozen Snickers and even chilled M&Ms but I’ve never...

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Foods for the Soul
Strawberry Sweet Rolls with Dark Chocolate Drizzle

Strawberry Sweet Rolls with Dark Chocolate Drizzle

Tender whole wheat rolls filled with spirals of sweet berries & topped with a decadent drizzle. They’re the healthier breakfast version of chocolate-dipped strawberries!     Every Valentine’s Day throughout my childhood, my mom would wake up a little bit earlier than normal and set out all kinds of sweet treats for my brother...

Foods for the Soul
Snickerdoodle Protein Overnight Oats

Jan 31, 2015
Snickerdoodle Protein Overnight Oats

Thick & creamy overnight oats that taste like cookies! You’re just 2 minutes away from this easy, healthy & protein-packed breakfast!     In high school, our marching band drove down to Disneyland every December to march in a parade down Main Street. But besides those few hours we spent backstage changing into our...

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